QNAP

QuTS hero 5.0.x

Local Event Logs

You can monitor and manage event logs from local devices in Local Device > Event Log.

Important:
  • You must configure a log destination to enable the local event log feature.

    For details, see Configuring Event 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 store up to 5,000,000 event 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 > Event Log screen, 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 app: this mode groups log entries by app name.

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

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

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

    • 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.

    Tip:

    For advanced search options, click .

  2. 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 Event Logs.

Select display items

  1. Click .

  2. Select the item category to display.

Create an event notification rule

You can quickly create an event notification rule using a log entry. This allows you to receive notifications for events similar to the selected log entry.

  1. Locate a log entry.

  2. Click .

  3. Select Create event notification rule.

    Notification Center opens and the Create event notification rule windows appears.

    For details on creating and managing notification rules, see Notification Center.

Create an event flag rule

  1. Locate a log entry.

  2. Click .

  3. Select Create Event Flag Rule.

    The Create Event Flag Rule window appears.

  4. Click Create.

    The event is flagged.

    Go to Log Settings > Event Indicators to view all event flags.

Select all log entries

  1. Select one or more log entries.

  2. Click Select multiple entries.

    The select multiple entries drop-down menu appears.

  3. Click Select all.

Invert selection

  1. Select one or more log entries.

  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.