A revamped configuration profile to remove censored private data from log entries, and how to get network diagnostic data too.
The only place you’re likely to find that crucial piece of information about outgoing connections, bugs or problems is the log. How to get started.
Over the last 6 months, many users have wanted to check XProtect anti-malware scans in their Mac’s log. Haven’t they been disappointed?
How can you ensure that Apple is aware when something crashes in macOS? Setting this in your preferences, and making a separate Feedback report.
Many Mac users now have a better idea as to whether anything’s amiss at home than in their Mac. Why we need a way to check a Mac’s status.
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 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?