Specify event severity levels for log analysis

Use the Event Severity panel in the Log Analysis dialog box to select events to search based on their severity level.


  1. Select one or more severity levels for which you want to search. The severity levels include the following. However, if you purchased an add-in product designed to work with server-management programs, you may see additional types of events listed.
    Table 1. Severity levels

    Severity level



    Imminent system crash


    Severe failure that does not cause a system crash

    Warning (high)

    Loss of function requiring intervention

    Warning (low)

    Performance degradation


    Status messages

  2. If you want to results of the search to match exactly the selected tasks, enable the The results must match one of these selected event severities check box.