Log Activity


Writes a message to the system or access log.

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This activity writes an entry in the Geocortex Log system. This activity has an optional log level that can be set allowing logs to be written to the log if the entry level is of sufficient priority.

In a Workflow:

This activity can be used to provide invaluable feedback when writing workflows. It is also useful in a production workflow to keep track of the success or failure of different parts of the workflow.


Name Description

In Arguments


The message that will be logged.


Display Name


You can change the name of an activity to one that describes what it does. A descriptive name can make a workflow easier to interpret and maintain.

Log Level

The log level options for the message. Possible log levels in order of increasing priority are: debug, info, warn, error, fatal, off. If the configured log level for your instance of Geocortex Essentials is of a lower or equal precedence to that set for this log activity, the message will be logged.

Log Type

Indicates whether the Message will be logged to the System or Access log.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.0.