Where does DataKeeper log error messages?


DataKeeper events are logged in the Windows Application Event Log and the Windows System Event Log. Here is a breakdown of the messages you can look for.

Application Event Log:

  • Source = ExtMirrSvc – events related to the DataKeeper service.
  • Source = DataKeeperVolume – events related to DataKeeper Volume Resources defined in Windows Failover Clustering (WSFC).
  • Source = SIOS.SDRSnapIn – events related to the DataKeeper GUI connecting to the DataKeeper systems.

System Event Log:

  • Source = ExtMirr – events directly related to mirror creation, mirror manipulation and replication.


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