Sometimes we will need to get a log file to determine what is going on with OiDView. Since this is a windows application, we will need to modify a windows environment variable in order to activate the debugging process. To learn how to create environment variables, please see the “How To” post for environment variables or

1. Create the BS_DEBUG environment variable

In the Environment variables section, create a USER variable BS_DEBUG with the following value:ON


2. Restart the OidView application

Remember that you must restart the application. Only then does it take effect. Now, make the problem happen. At this point, a log should have been created in the OidView main directory, named OidView.debug.log.

3. Turn off debugging

To turn off debugging, simply remove the BS_DEBUG USER variable that you created or set the value to OFF