When you upload a file to iCloud Drive, the steps involved are complex. They’re outlined and diagrammed here, with pointers to how to diagnose and resolve problems.
Waypoints identified for shutdown and startup, login, system sleep and wake, and fast user switching. How to write to the log from a shell script, and accessing the separate installation log. Finally, security and audit.
Formatting log extracts, understanding and selecting the fields to display, predicates to filter an extract, using string search, and top-down search for working with the unified log.
How it came about, what Apple’s goals were and their effect on the log contents, how it works, and an overview of the tools available to work with it.
So you think you know about iCloud Keychain? A careful exploration turns up some surprises, and suggests some good rules for troubleshooting.
New updates to these apps fix crashing bugs when using styled log display, or converting log excerpts to CSV (Consolation).
If you have been trying to open Woodpile, but it has crashed each time, this update should allow it to run properly.
How many keychains does your Mac have? The answer is surprisingly elusive, and neither Keychain Access nor the security command tell the truth.
Overview of the features of all available tools for working with keychains – including one running on Windows!
Preface a filter with the ® character, and Woodpile will use it in a regular expression (regex) search of log message content.