Querying System Logs

The task of finding a specific system log entry can be difficult when there may be hundreds or thousands to go through. Use the filters and search box to lower the number of entries shown.

  1. Go to Administration > System Logs.

    The System Logs screen appears.

  2. Click the Filters button.

    Filter drop-down lists and a search box appear.

  3. Select a log type.
    • All types

    • Account Logon/Logoff

    • System

    • Update

    The screen is updated immediately.

  4. Select a log level.
    • All levels

    • Error

    • Warning

    • Informational

    The screen is updated immediately.

  5. Select a log result.
    • All results

    • Successful

    • Unsuccessful

    The screen is updated immediately.

  6. Select a period or specify a custom period using the calendar and clock.

    The screen is updated immediately.

  7. Type a event ID, source, or description keyword in the search box and press ENTER to only display system logs whose event ID, source, or description contain the keyword.
  8. Click Export to export the currently filtered system logs.

    The Export dialog displays.

  9. Confirm the system log filters and select a delimiter to use.
    • Comma

    • Semicolon

    • Space

    • Tab

  10. Click OK to export and download the currently filtered system logs to a CSV file with the chosen delimiter.
    Note:

    The exported system logs are ordered by Log ID, a consecutive number that coincides with the Logged date and time.