Log File Viewer options

You can view the log file for each job that runs on a computer.

See Viewing history logs.

Table: Log File Viewer options



All log files

Shows all log entries in the log file viewer.

Current log file

Searches only the log entries that are in the current log file.

With timestamp

Searches only those log entries within a specified time period.

The following options are available:

  • Today – Show only log files that were created today.

  • Within the last week – Show all log files created in the last week.

  • Between dates – Show all log files created between the dates entered.

Of the following type

Shows only logs of the indicated type.

The available selections vary depending on the log file, but may include the following:

  • Backup

  • Restore

  • Move User

  • Maintenance

With File names containing

Searches for files by file name or file name type. Wildcard entries are supported.

Example: *gold.doc

When you use wildcards, you must use the ‘*’ wildcard. For example, *.tmp returns all results with the .tmp extension while .tmp returns only files explicitly named .tmp.

Limit search to

Limits the log files displayed to one of the following types of log entries:

  • Informational entries only

  • Error and warning entries only

  • Error entries only

  • Warning entries only

  • Local data folder entries only

  • Local data folder error entries only

  • Network data folder entries only

  • Network data folder error entries only

Log File Viewer options