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Filter server log data according to the criteria you specify.


  1. In the SAP Control Center left navigation pane, click Start of the navigation path Servers Next navigation step <primaryServer> Next navigation step Log End of the navigation path, and in the right pane click SAP Mobile Server.
  2. Select Show filter criteria to display the search pane.
  3. Select Include backup logs to display backup logs.
  4. Select Text view or Grid view to specify how to display the logs.
  5. Select Basic search to filter your search according to the specific string you enter in the search field. (Optional) You may also specify:
    • Show – specify first lines, last lines, or a keyword. If you are searching by first or last lines, you can enter any value up to a maximum of 1000 lines in the log. However, SAP recommends that you provide a more manageable value to avoid severe performance degradation associated with this upper limit.
    • Log level – search only messages logged by the particular log level you select.
  6. Select Advanced search to enter more specific search criteria, including:
    • Component – identify which component the log data belongs to: MMS, Proxy, MSG, Security, MobiLink™, DataServices, Other or DOEC.
      Note Set the log level for each component in the Setting tab. See Configuring SAP Mobile Server Log Settings.
    • Log level – search only messages logged by the particular log level you select.
    • Thread ID – specify the ID name of the thread that logs the message you are searching.
    • Logger name – indicate the class name and instance of the logged component.
    • Keyword – indicate a value, file name, or other keyword by which to filter your search.
    • Time period – specify a start date, start time, end date, and end time.
  7. Click Retrieve.
  8. To begin a new query, click Reset in the search panel and enter new search criteria.