Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront TMG Standard Edition

 
 
 

How to get Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront TMG Standard Edition components execution log

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2012 Oct 19 ID: 4381
 
 
 
 

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront TMG Standard Edition has an inbuilt runtime logging system. Each generated event log covers a certain period while the application was running.

There exist the following log types:

  • kavisaYYYYMMDD.log contains application activity data;
  • kavfilterYYYYMMDD.log contains data on filters activity;
  • viruslogDDMMYY.log contains data on detected malicious objects;

where DD – day, MM – month, YY – year.

Please do the following to open diagnostics configuration window:

  • Select the console tree node of the corresponding server.
  • Click the button General settings in the right pane.
  • Go to the tab Diagnostics.

The location of log files is defined in the field Log folder on sever.

Its default locations are:

  •  Forefront TMG Standard Edition C:\ProgramData\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront TMG Standard Edition\data\Logs
  • Microsoft ISA Server C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront TMG Standard Edition\data\Logs;

     

The following logging settings can be modified:

  • Diagnostic level. You can select a details level for all logs:

    • Custom – configurable logging level. It is available for kavisaYYYYMMDD.log and kavfilterYYYYMMDD.log logs only. The button Advanced settings allows configuring the amount of details for each application component;
    • None – no information is logged;
    • Minimum – log major event only, like starting/stopping the application;

InformationMinimum is the default level for all logs;

    • Medium – log all major and certain additional events, like connection to updates server error;
    • Maximum – log full application runtime data, except the debugging events.
    • Debug – log full application runtime data, including the debugging events.

      InformationThis diagnostics level can output a great amount of events leading to a possible drop of performance and a quick consumption of hard disk space. It is recommended to enable this mode only when troubleshooting the application.

  • Register events rising time. Time format:

     
    • Coordinated universal time (UTC). This is the default time.
    • Local time of the server.

  • Store N or less files for each log. Defines the number of log files saved on hard disk. can be between 1 and 365. The default value is 5 (five).

  • Write to new log file once a T. Where T is the frequency of creating a new log file. It can be daily, weekly or monthly. The default value is monthly.
 
 
 
 
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Applies To:

  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront TMG Standard Edition