Database log report (SysDatabaseLog)

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The Database log report displays changes that have been written to the database log, and therefore, can help you understand how much data is written to the database log and determine whether the data is necessary.

How to filter the data on this report

When you generate this report, the following default parameters are displayed. You can use these parameters to filter the data that will be displayed on the report. For more information, see Filter the data on a report.



Reference table ID

Select the name of the table to return the logging records for.

Created date and time

Print records that were created on dates and times that you specify.

How to work with reports

The following topics explain how to print a report and how to filter and sort the data on a report.

Details of this report

The following table explains where to find the report in the Application Object Tree (AOT) and how to navigate to the report in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.



Name of report in the AOT


Location of report in the AOT

SSRS Reports\Reports\SysDatabaseLog

Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click System administration > Reports > Database > Database log.

Where the data in this report comes from

The data on this report comes from the following sources:

  • SysDatabaseLogTmp


To learn where the data in the temp table comes from, view the cross-references for the SysDatabaseLogDP.processReport class.

If you are a developer, you can learn more about where the data on a report comes from by using the following procedure.

  1. Open the AOT.

  2. Locate the report in the SSRS Reports\Reports node.

  3. Right-click the report and click Add-Ins > Cross-reference > Using (instant view).