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Dell Command | Update Version 3.1 User's Guide

Activity log

The activity log feature helps you to view the updates that are installed on the system and track any failures or issues. The activities that are generated in Dell Command | Update are classified as:
  • Normal—Normal messages provide high-level details about the updates or errors.
  • Debug—Debug messages provide detailed information about the updates or errors.

The ActivityLog.xml is stored as an .xml formatted text file at this location — C:\ProgramData\Dell\UpdateService\Log.

The root element of the log contains the name of the product and the version that is installed on the system. The child elements under the root element are listed as follows:

Table 1. Elements under root elementThe child elements under the root element
Element Name Description
<level> Activity log level
<timestamp> Timestamp when the activity was created
<source> The application operations which generated the activities
<message> Detailed information for the activity
<data> Indicates additional information for the activity

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