Making the SQL Server error log easier to view

Making the SQL Server error log easier to view by renaming the error log filename to give it a default extension so it can be associated with your default viewer.

The SQL Server Error log At some point every dba will have had to look at the current SQL Server error log using their favourite text editor. However, as the default error log file is literally just called errorlog (with no file extension), there’s the awkward process of selecting the application with which to open […]