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Remote Access Service (RAS) Device Logging (Windows NT/2000)

Creates a file called DEVICE.LOG in the %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\RAS folder for information about commands that the modem is sending and errors that are reported. This file can be very useful in debugging RAS failures.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "Logging" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|LoggingREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RasMan\...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RasMan\Parameters]
Value Name: Logging
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0=disable, 1=enable)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: August 16, 2002