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App Control: Collecting Historical Logs for Server Troubleshooting (Remotely)

App Control: Collecting Historical Logs for Server Troubleshooting (Remotely)


  • App Control (Formerly CB Protection) Server: All Versions


To remotely collect historical logs for troubleshooting the App Control Server.


  1. Gather the following information:
    • What version of the App Control Server are you running?
    • What version of SQL are you using?
    • Is the SQL database located on the same server as the App Control Server?
    • How much of that total RAM is dedicated to the SQL instance hosting the DAS database?
    • What error message or Bit9 events are you receiving regarding this issue?
    • When did it start?
    • Were there any new changes on the server(s) or the network recently?
  2. Collect App Control Server logs:
    1. Log in to the App Control Console.
    2. Browse to: https://<server name>/support.php 
    3. Go to the Diagnostics tab > Click on "Snapshot Server Logs"
    4. Click on “Available log files" from the right hand side "Related Views" menu
    5. Save copies of the following files having today's date:
      • PHPErrors-date-time.log
      • ReporterLog-date-time.log
      • ServerLog-date-time.bt9
    6. Collect Windows Application and System Event logs. 
    7. Upload all collected data to: https://community.carbonblack.com/t5/CB-Vault/gp-p/g-4922
    8. Once the upload completes, please comment in your case that the data is available for review.

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