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Viewing Logs Through Crafter Studio

Various log files are created when running CrafterCMS. This section details the logs available for viewing through Crafter Studio.

Audit Logs

CrafterCMS tracks the date, time, user and action performed to content through an audit log.

To view the audit logs, from the Sidebar, click on projectTools, then click on Audit

Crafter Studio Project Audit Logs :align: center

Log Console

CrafterCMS has a Log Console that allows you to view messages depending on what log levels and what Java packages have been set for tracking.

To view logs in Crafter Studio, click on projectTools from the Sidebar, then click on Log Console. Looking inside the Log Console, messages we want to display are setup beforehand. The messages displayed in the Log Console depends on what levels are set for the Java packages being run in CrafterCMS.

There are 7 log levels defined in CrafterCMS. These levels determine what messages will be logged and displayed in the Logging Console. Below are the 4 log levels available from the lowest to the highest:

  • all: turns on all logging
  • trace: displays informational events tracing the path of code execution in a program
  • debug: displays things useful for debugging
  • info: displays informational messages like progress of the application, etc
  • warn: displays potentially harmful situations that might cause problems
  • error: displays anything that may be fatal to the operation/causes a problem
  • off: turns off all logging

The lower your logging levels are set, the more verbose your logs will be.

We’ll now go to the Log Console to start viewing the logs. From the Sidebar, click on projectTools -> Log Console. To start viewing the logs, click on Play/Pause at the top to start viewing the log files

Crafter Studio Log Console :align: center

For more information on logging levels, see Overriding Logging Levels