Organizations of all types and sizes need to keep a record of
activity within their enterprise computing systems, particularly when those systems interact
directly with external customers. Only by keeping such records, or logs, can the organization
find the cause of failures or unexpected results, or, in certain cases, prove that any given
transaction actually did occur. A robust logging system can also continually monitor all enterprise systems, to ensure that each system is performing as expected, and that corporate guidelines are followed. ...