A revamped configuration profile to remove censored private data from log entries, and how to get network diagnostic data too.
Formed using reverse DNS notation, they can now have prefixes and suffixes giving them user and process identities. And how to find a list of them.
How Unified log entries are rich in structured information, which can be displayed selectively and using colours to aid their reading.
Time and timestamps, landmark events, activities like clicks, subsystems as predicates, Find, and bar charts – all aids to navigating the log.
Since macOS Sierra, the Unified log has been an unrivalled source of information about what’s going on in macOS. But access isn’t simple.
A new support page contains supplementary info for Mints and its log extracts and tools.
A new tailor-made log view shows what’s happened in interactions with the App Store, and can give clues as to the cause of delays and failures.
This update is recommended for all users. It finally addresses problems with using 12-hour and other clocks. It also reveals a more useful version of the log command used to get a log extract.
Sometimes, when you return to examine entries in the log a few hours after they were written, many of them have vanished. How come?
Consolation, Ulbow, Mints, T2M2, Cirrus and Taccy all updated to cope with increasing complexity and unreliability of the unified log.