The Electronic Updates Status tool is used to track available datasets and the status of current activity. To open the Status tool, navigate to the 'QAS Electronic Updates' folder in the Windows Start Menu and run the 'Status' program.

This tool can be treated as a 'read-only' tool. There is information to view such as datasets queued for download, error messages and status updates.

Remember that Electronic Updates is configured and run from the Configuration Editor tool.


Electronic Updates creates detailed log files of the service's activity, which may be useful for monitoring or troubleshooting purposes. The logs are stored as text files in the Logs subfolder in the location selected during installation.

You can control the information logged by Electronic Updates with the Configuration Editor.