This Task collects IIS log files from the Exchange Server and parses the log files for Outlook Web Access (OWA) Logon information. OWA Logon information collected by Exchange Reporter Plus will be used to generate reports like - Log on By Users, Browser based Log on, Client IP based Log on and Server based Log on. Different approaches are followed to Website log collections from IIS6 and IIS7 servers.
To schedule a New Outlook Web Access info Log Gathering Task
Click on "Admin" Tab -->> Task Scheduling -->> Schedule New Task
Select the "Exchange Organization" from which data is to be gathered.
Provide a "Schedule Name" and "Schedule Description"
Select the "Outlook Web Access Info Logs" from the "Task List" drop down.
Select the "Schedule Type".
Select the "Time" and "Time Zone".
Use default credentials OR any user credential who has read access to the log file remote shares. [Note: Default credentials are provided at "Exchange Reporter Plus" installation or when an Exchange Organization was added.]
Select the "log files date" for which log Files will be gathered and parsed. This can be done either by selecting either of the below options
"Yesterday" which will collect yesterdays log file
"Custom period" which will collect log files for a specific date range.
"Last N Days" which will collect log files for "N" number of days in the immediate past.
Click on "Add" to add Exchange Server from where IIS logs are to be gathered.
Click on Create.
This will create a new Outlook Web Access Info (IIS) Log gathering schedule with the above configured settings.
IIS Logs are gathered from Exchange Servers from the default log path. If there is any change in the log path you can update the log path using the "Log Path configuration" option of Exchange Reporter Plus.
On the Taskbar, click Start -->> Control Panel-->>Administrative Tools-->>Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
Right Click on Websites-->>Default Web Site and select Properties
Click Properties button under Enable Logging section
Click on Advanced Tab
Ensure that the following fields are selected :
On the Taskbar, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
In the Connections pane, expand the server name, expand Sites, and then click the Web site on which you want to configure (Default is W3SVC1) logging.
In the Home pane, double-click Logging.
Click on Select Fields
In the W3C Logging Fields ensure that the following fields are selected :
Click ok and click on Apply in the right hand side pane