Event Log

The Event Log displays the events that occur in a project, reporting the source and severity of each event.

To access

Use one of the following:

  • In the top-right corner of the masthead, click Tools and select Event Log.

  • Select the Event Log tab.

  • Available from the following modules:

    • In Lab Management. Hosts, LoadRunner Enterprise Test Runs, Timeslots, LoadRunner Enterprise Servers.

    • In the ALM project. Timeslots (Grid view only), Hosts, Test Runs.

Important information
  • The Event Log is only available in the Grid view.

  • The Event Log displays information for the relevant selection. That is, it displays events for an entire project, timeslot, host, server, and so on.

  • The time interval in days that deletable events remain in the EVENT_LOG database table is determined by the EVENT_LOG_PURGE_PERIOD_DAYS site parameter. For details, see Set configuration parameters.

User interface elements are described below:

UI Elements (A - Z)


Set Filter. Enables you to filter and sort the resources in the event log. Any currently applied filters or sorting orders are displayed below the toolbar. For details, see Filter dialog box.

Select Columns. Opens the Select Columns dialog box, enabling you to determine which fields to display in the event log, and their order. For details, see Arrange columns.

Refresh. Refreshes the event log so it displays the most up-to-date information.

Export All. Opens the Export All Grid Data dialog box, enabling you to export the resources in the grid as a text file, Microsoft Excel worksheet, Microsoft Word document, or HTML document.


The category of action where the event occurred.

Example: Create Server


The specific entity where the event occurred.

Example: LoadRunner Enterprise Server: VM05

Creation Date

The date and time the event was logged.


A description of the event.

Event Log ID

The event ID.

Event Name

The name of the event.

Event Type

An indication of the event's severity. From most to least severe: error, warning, or info.

Flow Context ID

A GUID that indicates a unique action which relates to several events. For example, running a test.


The ALM module where the event originated.

Example: Testing

Project Name

The project in which the event occurred.


The user, or automated system process responsible for the event.


The system element where the event originated.

Sub Module

The ALM sub module where the event occurred.

Example: Test Lab