Storage

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.

Folder Sub-folder Files Description
\AppMigration    

This folder contains log files related to the Migration Service.

\BrokerService     This folder contains log files related to the Broker Service.
\DataProfiling     This folder contains log files related to the Data Profiling 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.

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

The trace log files are stored in this folder.

See: Trace logs

\HubService     This folder contains log files related to the Hub Service.
\Printing \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

\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

\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.