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 LDAPLDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) An open, cross platform protocol used for interacting with directory services. 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