How to search for a Category/Subcategory in an AAV Log

20/07/2020 Cliff Hobbs   ID: 382639


The 1903 release introduced the concept of categories and subcategories to AAV logs created for child processes. The purpose of this article is to detail how to search the AAV log created for a child process for a specific category/subcategory using Notepad++.


See the List of Cloudhouse Container Log File Categories article for a list of the current categories/subcategories that will potentially be contained in an AAV log file.

Step-by-step process

To search the AAV logs created for child process for a specific category/subcategory:

  1. Open the relevant AAV log file for the child process in Notepad++.
  2. Press CTRL+F to open the Find dialogue box.
  3. Type the name of the category/subcategory in the Find what field then click Find Next.

Find dialog in Notepad++

The first matching entry is displayed:

Notepad++ log file showing first matching entry for Registry search

  1. Click Find Next to find the next matching entry.


You can also click Find All in Current Document which will show you all of the matching entries in the current document which, depending on the number of messages for the category/subcategory, may allow faster searching.

Results of clicking Find All in Current Document to show all matching entries

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