From what source are the Monitor App QVDs getting data?
The first indication whether or not Centralized Logging is used, is where the monitoring applications are getting their data from.
Navigate to C:\Programdata\Qlik\Sense\Log
Files may either have _file or _db added to their filename. governanceLogContent_7.10.0_file.qvd would
mean flat files are used.governanceLogContent_7.10.0_db.qvd
means the logging database is providing data.
Checking Centralized logging mode using Window OS commend
The following command can validate whether Centralized Logging is enabled or not:
- Open CMD.exe as Administrator
- Go to Logging folder: cd C:\Program Files\Qlik\Sense\Logging
- Run the following command: Qlik.Logging.Service.exe validate
CentralizedLoggingEnabled: True ( Centralized logging enabled )
If you want to enable/disable Centralized Logging mode. Please refer to this relevant article How To Enable/Disable Centralize Logging Mode
CentralizedLoggingEnabled: False ( Centralized logging disabled )
Verifying Qlog database and qlog_writer&qlog_reader are created using pgAdmin
Qlik Sense services are running with Central logging. If Centralized logging mode is enabled and Qlog database and qlog_writer&qlog_reader are created.