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  5. Viewing Error Logs

Viewing Error Logs


Error logs contain error-level logs generated during the database running. These can help you analyze problems with the database.


  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select a region and a project.
  3. Click Service List. Under Database, click Relational Database Service to go to the RDS console.
  4. On the Instance Management page, click the target DB instance.
  5. On the System Logs page, view log details.

    • You can select a log level in the upper right corner to view logs of the selected level.

      For Microsoft SQL Server DB instances, only info-level logs are displayed currently.

    • You can click in the upper right corner to view error logs in different time segments.
    • By default, log files are sorted by the time they were last recorded and can be displayed across multiple pages.