Solution for Zero Byte SharePoint 2010 Log files

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, April 5, 2010 - Save & Share - 2 Comments

If your SharePoint 2010 Log files are of  zero byte i.e. SharePoint is unable to record the Log information then perform the following steps to resolve it

  1. Make sure the login account of “Windows SharePoint Services Tracing V4” is member of Local Administrators group.
  2. Make sure you have restarted the “Windows SharePoint Services Tracing V4” service after performing step 1.
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2 Responses to “Solution for Zero Byte SharePoint 2010 Log files”

Comment from iFunky Development
Time May 19, 2010 at 9:17 am

This happens in 2007 as well, I changed the service to run as local system on my dev box and my log files returned…Joys of Sharepoint!

Comment from Colin
Time August 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Grrr , this worked!

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