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How to change the logging level for the Desktop Automation Service

Question / Problem: 

How to configure the Desktop Automation Service (DAS) to log more detailed events? By default, the log level is WARN.

Answer / Solution: 


  1. On the machine where the Desktop Automation Service (DAS) is running, stop the service by right clicking the system tray icon and selecting "Stop DA service"
  2. Open Task Manager, locate the DeviceAutomationServiceControl.exe and stop the process.
  3. Navigate to the Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables
  4. Add a new system variable named


    with value

  5. Restart the Desktop Automation Service.


Applies to:  

Product Version Category


All Device Automation