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Differences in Revisions: Log Settings

Options] Reformatted page and expanded explanations, so that this page doesn't just show what's already in the WUI!
# Log Settings
 
This page has the options for IPFire's logs.
 
## Options
 
* Sort timestamps in ascending or descending order
* Number of entries on each page
* How long to keep the log files, and how detailed the logs are
* Set up remote logging
* Settings for logging to `/var/log/messages/`
### Log viewing options
These options change how logs are displayed in the web user interface.
* Check the box to show the most recent log entries at the top of the page (reverse chronological order)
* Set the number of log entries displayed on each page
 
### Log summaries
* Change how long log files are kept
* Set the detail level for logs FIXME*Explain the effects of this setting!*
 
 
### Remote logging
* Set up remote logging. Send syslog messages to another server
 
 
### Log settings for /var/log/messages
These settings change which events appear in the [primary system log](wp>syslog).
 
The text field allows you to change which program entries (known as "[facilities](wp>Syslog#Facility_levels)") appear in the log. It also allows the severity for each program entry to be set individually, in case you wish to only see Error-level messages from one program, while you would like to see full Debug messages from another.
 
 
 
 
![](/en/configuration/logs/configuration_logs_logsettings_settinngs_1.png)