8.3 How to Test Refreshing

Read this when you manually add log records to a file to test refreshing. When files are opened they are mapped into memory. This means that the data in the memory and the data in the file influence each other because they are synchronized by the operating system. Logs should only be added to the end of a file. If they are added before the end, the mapping is destroyed and Ascolog Insight displays scrambled logs.