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  Asked By: Devika    Date: Mar 13    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1299

I'm trying to ascertain who on my team has followed instructions and
gone to a site to set an alert for themselves.

But when I open the site usage page (usageDetails.aspx) I get the
following statement:

A usage report is not available for this site. Usage processing may be
disabled on this server or the usage data for this site has not been
processed yet.

How do I 'turn this on?'



8 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Stefanie Ruiz     Answered On: Mar 13

Central SharePoint Admin - bottom of the screen is a link to configure
usage analysis processing.

Answer #2    Answered By: Damon Garner     Answered On: Mar 13

How do I grant "STS_WPG" group read, write, and update permissions to
the directory? After I config this, do I need to stop/start IIS?

Answer #3    Answered By: Royce Orr     Answered On: Mar 13

The usage  logs aren't going to display whether or not alerts have been
create by users, but there are various other ways to find out this info.

Answer #4    Answered By: Laura Walker     Answered On: Mar 13

Give the STS_WPG group read, write, and update permissions to
the directory. Without these permissions, IIS cannot create or update
the logs

Answer #5    Answered By: Nina Banks     Answered On: Mar 13

From reading the text, I would assume they are referring to the
directory where the log files are stored and that a user account on the
server itself needs to be granted permissions to this directory so it
can write the logs. I have not dealt with this directly myself, but
that is what I got out of the text. I would assume that you would not
need a IIS reset for this.

Answer #6    Answered By: Renee Murray     Answered On: Mar 13

I guess those rights must be defaults anyhow because when I went and
checked my site  usage data  it was there. However as said, it
didn't tell me what I was looking for. In any event I learned a few
things stumbling through the SPS woods.

Answer #7    Answered By: Harshini Raju     Answered On: Mar 13

Is there no way to get usage  data on individual News items?
Or even a News SubArea? Or can you only get usage data  on actual "Sites?"

Answer #8    Answered By: Christop Mcfadden     Answered On: Mar 13

you could measure page  hits if people were clicking the news articles with the
sps report  pack. supposedly microsoft released a new version but i cant tell
the difference from the one that was originally released except that it doesnt
include the handy dep utility

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