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|# Log Settings|
|This page has the options for IPFire's logs.|
|### 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.|