The ILLiad client is configured for logging using a log.config xml file. To assist with troubleshooting and feedback, the amount of data collected in the log can be adjusted to include more detailed information. You can adjust the level of information gathered by manually editing the xml file or by changing settings in the Log Configuration section of the ILLiad client. You can also change the log file name or the directory it logs to, access the log file directory, and restore the default logging configuration conveniently from within the client.
Changing Logging Settings
In the ILLiad Client, you can turn on debug logging as well as view the location of the log file and restore the default log settings.
- Click the Main Menu Icon ( ) in the top left corner of the ILLiad Client.
- Click the Options button.
- To enable debug logging, check the Enable debug logging box.
- To view the log file, click Open Log File Location.
- To restore the default debug logging options, click Restore Default Logging Configuration.
Because using Debug can increase the number of log entries by quite a bit, the setting should be changed back to Info by unchecking the box as soon as troubleshooting is finished.
|Enable debug logging
Checking this box enables debug logging for troubleshooting
|Log file name
|Editing this field changes the default name of the log file. This
change is applied when you close the Options menu. Changing
the file name does no affect the file's ability to be used for feedback.
|Log file directory
|Editing this field changes the default directory of the log file. This
change is applied when you close the Options menu. Changing the
file directory does not affect the file's ability to be used for feedback.
|Open Log File Location
|Clicking this button opens the directory containing your log files.
|Clicking this button restores your log.config file back to the default
configuration in the event it has been manually edited to a broken
state. This change overrides the Enable Debug Logging feature,
if checked, and is applied when you close the Options menu.