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Installation : Administration Utilities : OpenEdge event logging : Event logging in Windows
 
Event logging in Windows
In addition to the OpenEdge event log, the OpenEdge Server writes events to the Event Log. The Event Log is the object that enables Windows users to view the status of applications, security, and system processes, and to view their associated events. OpenEdge is an application process and, as such, it writes Progress events to the Application Event Log. You use the Event Viewer to see the Event Log's contents. You can customize the Event Viewer so that it displays only the event types that you want to view. You access the Event Viewer through the Administrative Tools program group.
The following table describes the components that enable the OpenEdge service to log messages to the Application Event Log database.
Table 37. Progress event logging components
Component
Function
Event viewer
The standard front-end that enables users to view the Event Log.
Event log
The standard Windows database that records event information.
CATEGORY.DLL
The OpenEdge resource that contains the 14 categories into which OpenEdge messages might fall.
PROMSGS file
The OpenEdge object that contains a single language version of the OpenEdge messages. OpenEdge supplies a PROMSGS file for each supported language version of Progress. The PROMSGS file is installed to the OpenEdge-install-dir location. See OpenEdge National Language Support and OpenEdge Development: Internationalizing Applications for more information on the PROMSGS file.
* Managing OpenEdge events in Windows
* Understanding the Windows Application Event Log components
* Windows Event Log and registry