The Windows Event Log can be helpful when troubleshooting issues with Windows.
Messages from the Marionette Collective Server, Puppet PXP Agent services, and the Puppet Agent, can be viewed in the Windows Event Viewer (Windows Logs > Application).
Puppet to emit
--trace messages to the
Windows Event Log by stopping the
Puppet service and restarting it:
c:\>sc stop puppet && sc start puppet --debug --trace
Note that this setting only takes effect until the next time the service is restarted, or until the system is rebooted.
For more information on logging, see Configuring Puppet agent on Windows.