ULS (Trace) Logs in SharePoint 2013/SharePoint 2010 on premise
Here I would explain details on how to write to ULS logs using code behind (this will be covered in next post), also I would focus on how to change ULS logs file path. This all implies for SharePoint on premise and not for SharePoint Online.
First let’s start with where ULS logs are stored by default on server and how to change the default path.
Following are details for SharePoint 2010
To find ULS logs path on server, need to go to
Central Admin -> Monitoring -> Configure Diagnostic Logging under Reporting
Click on Configure Diagnostic Logging will take us to Log Details page from where we can check path for ULS(Trace) logs.
Default path is (14 Hive): C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions14LOGS
From here we can change path if we wish to store ULS logs to…
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