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Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 Resource Kit by The Microsoft IIS Team

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Appendix H. Centralized Binary Log File Format

Centralized binary log files require a specialized parser to interpret the log data. You can use the file format provided in this appendix to create a custom parser.

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Related Resources

  • For information about IIS logs, see "Chapter 17" in this book.

Centralized Binary Logging

Centralized binary logging was designed to log as much information as possible while using the least amount of system resources. Therefore, numeric identifiers, which are called indexes, are substituted for variable-length strings in key fields. The indexes map the variable-length string to the logged identifier. When centralized binary logging is enabled, every site hosted on a server running ...

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