Where is the SMSTS.log located?

Pretty handy while testing OSD

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As we all have had to troubleshoot our task sequences before we need to refer to the smsts.log file troubleshooting. However depending on what stage of the task sequence you are at the log file will move on you.

Below are the locations the log file will be in depending on the stage you are at.

During OS Deployment


Before your hard drive is formatted and partitioned             



After your hard drive is partitioned formatted                 

X:smstslog and then is in C:_SMSTaskSequencelogssmstslog


Within Windows

Within Windows before the SCCM agent is installed:        



Within Windows after the SCCM agent installed:            



When the Task Sequence completes on a x86            



For x64 Systems


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