Reviewing System Alerts and Messages

About this task

You can examine system alerts by scrolling through the Alerts panel of Historian Administrator System Statistics page or by examining the Message Search page for more detail. Refer to Searching for Messages for detailed instructions. You can diagnose most operating problems by examining the archiver LOG file.

You may also find the Windows Event Viewer to be useful in diagnosing a problem. To open the Event Viewer, use the following procedure.


  1. Launch search.
  2. Type eventvwr.msc and select OK.
    The Event Viewer window appears.
  3. Highlight an item.
    A window appears with an explanation of the event.
  4. Select Previous or Next to step through the messages.