Viewing log files

Log files contain information about the jobs that have run on a computer.

To view log files

  1. In the Tasks bar, under Views, click History.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To view backup logs, click Backup.

    • To view restore logs, click Restore.

  3. In Show, select one of the following items:

    All logs

    All history logs are displayed

    All logs with errors

    History logs for all jobs that generated errors are displayed.

    Logs filtered by date

    All logs that are generated after a specified date and time are displayed. Enter the date and time after which logs are to be displayed in the Filter by date dialog box and click OK.

  4. Click the job history entry for which you want to view the history log.

  5. Click View log to open the log file viewer.

  6. If required, click Save As to save the log file as a text file.

  7. Click Close.