In Moodle how can we see external database connection problems?

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We’ve set up a test server with an external enrollment database and we see no errors, but it doesn’t auto-create the course, nor does it connect the student to the course. Where can we look to see some of the following?

  • connection response or error message from external database
  • auto-create log? Is there one?
  • user-login matchup with courses log? Is there one?