Several types of log publishers can be used to log processing information about the server, including:

Audit loggers
Provide information about actions that occur within the server. Specifically, this type of log records:
  • All changes applied, detected or failed
  • Dropped operations that were not completed
  • Changes dropped because of being out of scope
  • No changes needed for an operation

The log also shows the entries that were involved in a process.

Error loggers
Provide information about warnings, errors, or significant events that occur within the server.
Debug loggers
Provide detailed information about processing performed by the server, including:
  • Any exceptions caught during processing
  • Detailed information about data read from or written to clients
  • Accesses to the underlying database
Access loggers
Provide information about LDAP operations processed within the server. This log only applies to operations performed in the server. This includes:
  • Configuration changes
  • Searches of monitor data
  • Bind operations for authenticating administrators using the command-line tools and the administrative console