Analyzing IIS Log files using Log Parser – Part 1

Working with SharePoint, I often find myself in situation where I need to analyze IIS log files in a variety of ways to understand what kind of load is being placed on the system. In an effort to make this easier for me, and others, I have tried to automate, script, etc., wherever possible. The…

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Mine the ULS logs for query latency – Redux

I was reading a blog posting from Dan Blood, Sr. Test Engineer at Microsoft, on how to mine the ULS logs for query latency. If you haven’t read the post yet, I encourage you to do so. It has a wealth of information in it. I was recently working a similar issue where I needed…

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How to quickly compare file version information across your MOSS farm

6/1/2009, 5:10 PM I often find myself in a situation where I need to quickly compare multiple servers to determine if the same version of the product has been installed on all machines. The easiest way to do this, at least for me, involves: SPSReport (http://www.codeplex.com/spsreport) Log Parser (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=890cd06b-abf8-4c25-91b2-f8d975cf8c07&displaylang=en) Excel pivot table First, you want…

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