How to generate diagnostic logs for Crow Canyon solutions for SharePoint On-premises?

Procedure to enable/disable logs for Crow Canyon solutions for SharePoint On-premises

Applies to: SharePoint On-premises (SP 2010, SP 2013, SP 2016, SharePoint Server Subscription Edition)

Description: If any of the Crow Canyon features are not working as intended, our log files helps us to troubleshoot the issue. If there are multiple servers in the farm, enable the registry settings and configure folder permissions on all the servers.

Procedure to enable logs for CrowCanyon solutions

Log on to the SharePoint server

    • Open regedit
  • Open product specific registry key as listed below (e.g. for IT Help Desk: Local Machine\Software\CCSSR\Help Desk\Version (3.0)\SharePoint)

Enable TraceLog: true/false

By default “Enable Tracelog” set to “true”. If you want to disable logs generation completely for CrowCanyon solutions change “Enable TraceLog” to “false”.

TraceLog Folder:

CrowCanyon logs will be generated in the specified location (E.g.C:\CCSSRLogFiles).

Note: This location can be changed. Also, enable permissions on this folder as described below

TraceLog Level (Information/Error):

By default “TraceLog Level (Iformation/Error)” set to “Error” and logs will be generated for only exception scenarios

Set TraceLog Level (Information/Error) to “Information” if diagnositc logs are required for an issue. After generating the required log files, change the logging back to “Error” mode.

Registry Path  for Crow Canyon Solutions

 S.No  Name  Registry path Default TraceLog Folder File Name
 1.  Crow Canyon Product workflows logs  Local Machine\Software\CCSSR\Help Desk\Version (3.0)\SharePoint  C:\CCSSRLogFiles CCSSRCreationLog, CCSSRUpdationLog, CCSSRERLog, CCSSRECLog, CCSCRLog, CCSSRRootCauseLog, CCSSRApprovalLog,
 2.  Crow Canyon TimerJob logs  Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon Systems\SharePoint\TimerJobs\  C:\CCSSRLogFiles CCSSRSLALog, CCSArchivalJobLog, SLATimerJobLog, CCSAutoCloseJobLog, CCSAutoCloseFeatureLog, RecurrenceFeatureLog, RecurrenceJobLog, AssetMaintenanceFeatureLog
 3.  Crow Canyon Calculated Table  Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon Systems\SharePoint\Calculated Table  C:\CCSWebpartLogFiles CalculatedTableLog
 4.  Crow Canyon WebParts   Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon Systems\SharePoint\WebParts  C:\CCSSRLogFiles CCSElapsedTimeLog, CCSElapsedTimeWebMethod
 5.  Crow Canyon Advanced Alerts  Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon\SharePoint\AdvancedAlerts  C:\Crow Canyon Logs CCSAdvancedAlertLogs,
 6.  Crow Canyon Workflow Manager  Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon\SharePoint\WorkflowManager  C:\Crow Canyon Logs CCSWorkflowManagerLogs, CCSWorkflowManagerTimerLogs
 7. Crow Canyon Common Utilities  Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon\SharePoint\CommonUtils  C:\Crow Canyon Logs CCSCommonUitlsLogs
 8. LAN Sweeper Integration  Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon Systems\SharePoint\TimerJobs  C:\CCSSRLogFiles LSIntegrationJobLog, LSIntegrationWPLog
 9. Purchasing Workflows Local Machine\Software\CCSSR\Help Desk\Version (3.0)\SharePoint  C:\CCSSRLogFiles CCSPOApproverWorkflowLogs
 10. Crow Canyon CSM Workflows  Local Machine\Software\CCSCSM\Help Desk\Version (2.1)\SharePoint  C:\CCSCSMLogFiles CCSCSMEmailCaptureLog
 11. Crow Canyon Custom Fields Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon\SharePoint\Custom Fields  C:\Crow Canyon Logs CCSCascadedLookupLogs, CCSDiscussionLogs, CCSTaskManagerLogs, CCSLicenseManagerLogs, CCSPurchaseAssetLinkFeatureEventRecieverLog, CCSITPurchaseLinkFeatureEventRecieverLog, CCSPurchaseToAssetLog, PurchaseRequestStabilizerRecieverLog
 12. SCCM Integration Local Machine\Software\Crow Canyon\SharePoint\Custom Fields C:\CCSSCCMAssetSyncLogs CCSSCCMAssetSyncLogs


1. If there are multiple servers in the farm, enable the registry settings and configure folder permissions on all servers. Based on the server that handles the particular request, logs will be genrated in that server.

2. Give Read and Write permissions for “Everyone” on TraceLog Folder.

E.g:  C:\CCSSRLogFiles

Go to CCSSRLogFiles folder –> Properties –> Security –> Edit


Click “Add” to give permissions for Everyone

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