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The default log files are stored in folders under %ProgramData%\Qlik\Sense\Log. The local log configuration file can be used to set up the logging so that the log files are also stored in another location.

Log folder

The following table describes the contents of the %ProgramData%\Qlik\Sense\Log folder.

Log table contents
Folder Sub-folder Files Description
\AboutService - - This folder contains log files related to the About Service.
\AppDistributionService \Trace - This folder contains log files related to the App Distribution Service.
\AppMigration - -

This folder contains log files related to the Migration Service.

\BrokerService - - This folder contains log files related to the Broker Service.
\CapabilityService - - This folder contains log files related to the Capability Service.
\ConnectorRegistryProxy - - This folder contains log files related to the Connector Registry Proxy.
\ConverterService - - This folder contains log files related to the Converter Service.
\DataProfiling - - This folder contains log files related to the Data Profiling Service.
\DepGraphService - - This folder contains log files related to the Dependency Graph Service.
\DeploymentBased WarningsService - - This folder contains log files related to the Deployment Based Warnings Service.
\DownloadPrepService - - This folder contains log files related to the Download Prep Service.
\Engine - <MachineName>_Exit_Engine_<Date>.txt

NewSet. is a temporary log file that is used by the the Qlik Sense Engine Service (QES) until the log pipe to the Qlik Sense Repository Service (QRS) is up and running.

NewSet. log file is not archived.

- - <MachineName>_Start_Engine_<Date>.txt

NewSet. is a temporary log file that is used by the the Qlik Sense Engine Service (QES) until the log pipe to the Qlik Sense Repository Service (QRS) is up and running.

NewSet. log file is not archived.

- \Audit <MachineName>_AuditActivity_<Service>.txt

This log tracks user-related actions.

- - <MachineName>_AuditSecurity_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on security-related actions.

- \System <MachineName>_Service_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on service and system operations, including all errors.

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\Trace <MachineName>_<Facility>_<Service>.txt

The trace log files are stored in this folder.

See: Trace logs

\ExtensionBundles - - This folder contains log files related to the Extension Bundles Service.
\HubService - - This folder contains log files related to the Hub Service.
\HybridDeploymentService \Trace - This folder contains log files related to the Hybrid Deployment Service.
\HybridSetupConsoleBff - - This folder contains log files related to the Hybrid Setup Console Service.
\Licenses - - This folder contains log files related to the License Service.
\OdagService - - This folder contains log files related to the ODAG Service.
\PrecedentsService - - This folder contains log files related to the Precedents Service.
\Printing - -

This folder contains log files related to the Qlik Sense Printing Service (QPR).

- \Audit <MachineName>_AuditActivity_<Service>.txt

This log tracks user-related actions.

- - <MachineName>_AuditSecurity_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on security-related actions.

- \System <MachineName>_Service_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on service and system operations, including all errors.

- \Trace <MachineName>_<Facility>_<Service>.txt

The trace log files are stored in this folder.

See: Trace logs

\Proxy \Audit <MachineName>_AuditActivity_<Service>.txt

This log tracks user-related actions.

- - <MachineName>_AuditSecurity_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on security-related actions.

- \System <MachineName>_Service_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on service and system operations, including all errors.

- \Trace <MachineName>_<Facility>_<Service>.txt

The trace log files are stored in this folder.

See: Trace logs

\QdcCatalogService \Trace - This folder contains log files related to the Qdc Catalog Service.
\QlikMobilityRegistrar - - This folder contains log files related to the Qlik Mobility Registrar.
\QlikNotifierService - - This folder contains log files related to the Qlik Notifier Service.
\Repository \Audit <MachineName>_AuditActivity_<Service>.txt

This log tracks user-related actions.

- - <MachineName>_AuditSecurity_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on security-related actions.

- \System <MachineName>_Service_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on service and system operations, including all errors.

- \Trace <MachineName>_<Facility>_<Service>.txt

The trace log files are stored in this folder.

See: Trace logs

\ResourceDistributionService - - This folder contains log files related to the Resource Distribution Service.
\Scheduler \Audit <MachineName>_AuditActivity_<Service>.txt

This log tracks user-related actions.

- - <MachineName>_AuditSecurity_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on security-related actions.

- \System <MachineName>_Service_<Service>.txt

This log contains information on service and system operations, including all errors.

- \Trace <MachineName>_<Facility>_<Service>.txt

The trace log files are stored in this folder.

See: Trace logs

\Script - - This folder contains log files related to app reloads.
\WebExtensionService - - This folder contains log files related to the Web Extension Service.

Archived log files

Archived log files are by default stored in the \\<server>\<share>\ArchivedLogs folder. You define the location of the file share folder during installation. Archived log files have the file extension .log, whereas active log files have the extension .txt.