Chapter 8. Viewing the history log of a process instance

You can view the history log of a process instance in Business Central from its Logs tab. The log lists all the events in the Date Time: Event Node Type: Event Type format.

You can filter the logs based on Event Node Type and Event Type. You can also view the details of the human nodes in the logs.


  1. In Business Central, go to MenuManageProcess Instances.
  2. On the Process Instances page, click the process instance whose log you want to view.
  3. On the instance page, click the Logs tab.
  4. Select the required check boxes from Event Node Type and Event Type pane to filter the log as per your need.
  5. To view additional information regarding human nodes, expand Details.
  6. Click Reset to revert to the default filter selection.

    All events that occur in a process instance life cycle are listed in the Logs tab.