QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Local Access Logs

You can monitor and manage access logs from local devices in Local Device > Access Log.

Important:
  • You must configure a log destination to enable the access logs feature.

    For details, see Configuring Access Log Settings.

  • QuLog Center can download or export a maximum of 10,000 log entries. You can use log filters to specify the maximum number of log entries per file for download or export.

    For details, see Adding a Log Filter.

  • QuLog Center can to store up to 5,000,000 access log entries but can only query and process up to 100,000 log entries at a time. By default, the most recent logs are displayed first. You can perform a search to locate earlier logs.

On the Local Device > Access Logscreen, you can perform the following tasks:

Task

Steps

Select a group mode

  1. Click .

  2. Select one of the following grouping modes.

    • No grouping: this mode displays and lists all log entries.

    • By date: this mode groups log entries by date.

    • By user: this mode groups log entries by user.

    • By source IP: this mode groups log entries by source IP address.

Select a display style

  1. Click .

  2. Select a display style.

    Tip:

    You can also click Add Style to create a display style.

    For details, see Configuring a Display Style.

Export logs

  1. Click .

    The Export Logs drop-down menu appears.

  2. Click Export.

  3. Select an export file format.

    Note:

    QuLog Center supports CSV and HTML log file formats.

  4. Compress the export file and specify a password.

  5. Specify the destination shared folder for exporting logs.

    1. Click Browse.

      The Select a shared folder window appears.

    2. Select a shared folder.

  6. Click Export.

Download export logs

  1. Click .

    The Export Logs drop-down menu appears.

  2. Click Download.

  3. Select an export file format.

    Note:

    QuLog Center supports CSV and HTML log file formats.

  4. Compress the export file and specify a password.

  5. Click Download.

    The log file is downloaded to your computer.

Perform a search

  1. Specify keywords in the search field.

  2. Press Enter.

  3. Click Add as Customized Tab and specify a tab name.

    This allows you to create a custom tab using the keywords and criteria that you have specified.

    For details, see Creating a Custom Filter Tab for Local Access Logs.

Select display items

  1. Click .

  2. Select the item category to display.

Select all log entries

  1. Select one log entry.

  2. Click Select multiple entries.

    The Select multiple entries drop-down menu appears.

  3. Click Select all .

    All log entries are selected.

Invert selection

  1. Select one log entry.

  2. Click Select multiple entries.

    The Select multiple entries drop-down menu appears.

  3. Click Invert selection.

Copy one or more log entries

  1. Select one or more log entries.

  2. Click .

    The content of the selected log entries is copied to the clipboard and can be pasted elsewhere.

Delete one or more log entries

  1. Select one or more log entries.

  2. Click .

    A confirmation message appears.

  3. Click Yes.

Add one or more log entry to the block list

  1. Select one or more log entries.

  2. Click Add to block list.

    The Add to block list drop-down menu appears.

  3. Select a block period option.