Why the “Usage and Health Data Report” can be empty in SharePoint 2013.
In SharePoint 2013 the feature WebAnalytics known from SharePoint 2010 is no longer part of the product. There is new feature called Analytics .
3 facts why “Usage and Health Data Report” can be empty
· permission for the database Wss_logging as described in this article: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointadmin/thread/681b6c53-3969-4984-8a78-4d6e6c55f29c
· No Crawls: Actual data is processed during crawling. So if there is no crawler scheduled for content sources or there is a problem with the crawlers no actual data is processes.
· Named Users: Only queries and interaction done by “normal” named users are captured. If you access SharePoint using an administrative account you queries etc. would not be showmen in the reports.