VisualSVN writes diagnostic messages to the Windows Application Log. This article describes how to find and export VisualSVN log messages on various operating systems.

Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista and newer

Perform the following steps to find Windows Application log:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click System and Maintenance.
  4. Click Administrative Tools.
  5. Double-click Event Viewer.
  6. Expand the Windows Logs category
  7. Choose the Application log

Then you need to filter out VisualSVN messages:

  1. Click Filter Current Log... link on the right pane
  2. Select VisualSVN item in the Event sources combo-box
  3. Click OK button

To export VisualSVN log messages use Save Events As context menu command. The preferred format for exported logs is a tab delimited text file.

Windows Server 2003/Windows XP

Perform the following steps to find Windows Application log:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Administrative Tools.
  4. Start Event Viewer.
  5. Choose the Application log.

Then you need to filter out VisualSVN messages:

  1. Click the View | Filter... item in the Event Viewer main menu
  2. Select VisualSVN item in the Event sources combo-box
  3. Click OK button

To export VisualSVN log messages use Save Log File As context menu command. The preferred format for exported logs is a tab delimited text file.

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