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Reporting Administration > Configuring Log Server > Testing the Log Database connection
Testing the Log Database connection
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The database connection information used by Log Server and other reporting tools can be updated on the Web > Settings > Reporting > Log Server page in the Forcepoint Security Manager.
The Log Database Connection section of the page includes a Test Connection button. When you click the button, Log Server performs the following tests:
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If Log Server is stopped, or the network is down between the management server and the Log Server machine, this test fails. If the connection to Log Server fails, an IO exception error is likely to display.
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See Log Database Permissions for information about the required database roles and permissions.
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If this return notification fails, an IO exception error is likely to display.
In addition, the Security Manager verifies that it can create a JDBC connection to the database. This test may pass even when a Log Server test fails.
The new database connection information is not used until you cache and save your changes. At that point:
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Restart the Websense TRITON - Web Security service to update reporting tools (like presentation reports) to use the new database connection.
 

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