Viewing and saving logs

Article:HOWTO59386  |  Created: 2011-10-04  |  Updated: 2011-10-04  |  Article URL
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Viewing and saving logs

You can view logs for a specific Scanner or you can view logs for all Scanners. You can also save logs to a text file to review later and edit with another application, such as Excel.

To view logs

  1. In the Control Center, click the Logs tab.

  2. Under Filter, do all of the following:

    • In the Host list, click the Scanner for which you want to view log information.

      Click All to view log data for all the configured Scanners.

    • In the Component list, click the component for which you want to view log information.

      Click All to view log data for all the components.

    • In the Severity list, select the log level.

  3. In the Time range list, do one of the following:

    To specify a preset range

    Select one of the following:

    • Past Hour

    • Past Day

    • Past Week

    • Past Month

    To specify a different time period

    Click Customize, and then click the calendar icons to the right of the Start Date and End Date to graphically select a time range.

  4. Click Display.

    The Logs tab displays the log entries. Log entries are presented in summary form as rows in a table. Click the Description link to view the details.

  5. After the logs appear in the browser, you can do any of the following:

    To save the log information for the current query to a text file for further review

    Click Save Log, and then in the next dialog box, click Save.

    To remove all stored log data

    Click Clear All Logs, and then click OK to dismiss the confirmation message.

    To adjust settings for the Logs, such as the number of entries to display on a page or the logging levels

    Click Settings.

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