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Administration Guide

Enabling logging for features

You can enable logging for modules available in FortiClient. Logging options are hidden for modules not available in FortiClient.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Expand the Logging section.

  3. Select the features for which you want to add entries to the log file:

    VPN

    Select VPN to enable logging for this feature.

    AntiVirus

    Select AntiVirus to enable logging for this feature.

    Update

    Select Update to enable logging for FortiClient software updates.

    Sandboxing

    Select Sandboxing to enable logging for this feature.

    Telemetry

    Select Telemetry to enable logging for this feature.

    Web Security

    Select Web Security to enable logging for this feature.

    Vulnerability Scan

    Select Vulnerability Scan to enable logging for this feature.

  4. Select a logging level, and click Save.

    Emergency

    The system becomes unstable.

    Alert

    Immediate action is required.

    Critical

    Functionality is affected.

    Error

    An error condition exists and functionality could be affected.

    Warning

    Functionality could be affected.

    Notice

    Information about normal events.

    Information

    General information about system operations.

    Debug

    Debug FortiClient.

    It is recommended to use the debug logging level only when needed. Do not leave the debug logging level permanently enabled in a production environment to avoid unnecessarily consuming disk space.

Enabling logging for features

You can enable logging for modules available in FortiClient. Logging options are hidden for modules not available in FortiClient.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Expand the Logging section.

  3. Select the features for which you want to add entries to the log file:

    VPN

    Select VPN to enable logging for this feature.

    AntiVirus

    Select AntiVirus to enable logging for this feature.

    Update

    Select Update to enable logging for FortiClient software updates.

    Sandboxing

    Select Sandboxing to enable logging for this feature.

    Telemetry

    Select Telemetry to enable logging for this feature.

    Web Security

    Select Web Security to enable logging for this feature.

    Vulnerability Scan

    Select Vulnerability Scan to enable logging for this feature.

  4. Select a logging level, and click Save.

    Emergency

    The system becomes unstable.

    Alert

    Immediate action is required.

    Critical

    Functionality is affected.

    Error

    An error condition exists and functionality could be affected.

    Warning

    Functionality could be affected.

    Notice

    Information about normal events.

    Information

    General information about system operations.

    Debug

    Debug FortiClient.

    It is recommended to use the debug logging level only when needed. Do not leave the debug logging level permanently enabled in a production environment to avoid unnecessarily consuming disk space.