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The following files are available for logging important security events and helping administrators with troubleshooting:

  • Security logging

    Location in Log Viewer: ./log/system/security.<n>.log

    Location in file system: \usr\sap\<SID>\<instance_number>\j2ee\cluster\server<n>\log\system\security.<n>.log

    This file contains the log entries of a number of security related services, including the following:

    • Authentication

    • Destination service

    • User Management

    • Virus Scanner Interface

    • Web Services

    • Successful and failed user logons and logoffs

  • Security audit log

    This file contains a log of important security events, such as creation or modification of users, groups and roles.

    More information: Security Audit Log of the AS Java.

  • Trace files

    Location in Log Viewer: ./log/defaultTrace.<n>.trc

    Location in file system: \usr\sap\<SID>\<instance_number>\j2ee\cluster\server<n>\log\defaultTrace.<n>.trc

    This file contains all the trace information for the whole server and includes trace information for user management engine (UME) libraries and the UME provider (com.sap.security.core.ume.service). The information in this file is on a fine-granular level and includes exceptions, warnings, and debugging information. It is mainly required by SAP support.

  • Directory server logs

    When you use an LDAP directory server as a data source for the UME, you can configure log files to monitor and troubleshoot the connections.

    More information:

Viewing Log and Trace Files in the Log Viewer

Use SAP NetWeaver Administrator to view log and trace files. SAP NetWeaver Administrator provides a predefined security view.

More information:

Configuring the Log Viewer

Use SAP NetWeaver Administrator to configure log and trace files.

More information: Configuring Log Controllers.