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FileWave Server - fwxserver / Software Deployment

ContentNameMac/Linux LocationWindows LocationDescription
FileWave Admin Server logfwxadmin.log/private/var/log/fwxadmin.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\fwxadmin.logFileWave Admin Server - communications with Admin and the rest of the world.

LDAP import etc.

FileWave Server Server logfwxserver.log/private/var/log/fwxserver.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\fwxserver.logFileWave Server Server - communications with boosters and clients
FileWave Server Migration loginstall.log

macOS: /private/var/log/install.log

Linux: /private/var/log/fwxserver-migration.(date).log

C:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\log\fwxserver-migration-*.logLogs Upgrade Database migration activity, restore model , etc.
Software Update Catalogs logfwsu.log/private/var/log/fwsu.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\fwsu.logLogs download and recalculation of software update catalogs from apple and microsoft
LDAP extraction logsfwldap.log/private/var/log/fwldap.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\fwldap.log

Logs LDAP extraction activity for smartgroups

Admin Audit Logsfwaaudit-$date.log/private/var/log/FWAdmin\ AuditC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\FWAdmin Audit

Logs all administrator's activity , action per action

ZeroMQ Broker Logsfwzmqbroker.log/private/var/log/fwzmqbroker.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\fwzmqbroker.log

Logs Push Message System / ZeroMQ activity



FileWave Server - mdm / Inventory / Profile Deployment

ContentNameMac/Linux LocationWindows LocationDescription
Django Logfilewave_django.log/usr/local/filewave/log/filewave_django.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\log\filewave_django.logDjango Logs - device enrolments, profile downloads, inventory data submissions ...
Django Error Logrequest_errors.log/usr/local/filewave/log/request_errors.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\log\request_errors.logDjango Error Log - malformed requests, failed authentication, missing shared keys ..
audit logaudit.log/usr/local/filewave/log/audit.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\log\audit.logmdm end of the audit logs. contains same information as the fwadmin audit log files
scheduler logpy_scheduler.log/usr/local/filewave/log/py_scheduler.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\log\py_scheduler.logdelayed sending of mdm commands, sending of engage commands , etc.
sql logsql.log/usr/local/filewave/log/sql.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\log\sql.log

only written to if DEBUG options in django are active, logs sql queries in that case

postgres sql logspostgresql-$date.log/fwxserver/DB/pg_data/pg_log/*.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWServer\DB\pg_data\pg_log\*.log

postgresql logs - startup,shutdown,deadlocks, erroneous SQL queries

apache access logaccess_log

/usr/local/filewave/apache/logs/access_log

C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\apache\logs\access_log

Apache Access logs - date,return code, size of response, and number of ms to generate response

apache error logerror_log

/usr/local/filewave/apache/logs/error_log

C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\apache\logs\error_log

Apache Error logs - startup,shutdown,transmission errors,authentication errors

FileWave Admin

Linux (IVS only) : /var/log/fwadmin-dlog.log ( may be obsolete ) 

ContentNameMac LocationWindows LocationDescription
FileWave Admin LogFileWaveAdmin.log~/Library/Application Support/FileWave/FileWaveAdmin.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FileWaveAdmin.logLogs all FileWave Admin Connection Activity
Retrieved Remote Client LogsClientLog_$IP_$Port_$date.log~/Library/Application Support/FileWave/Clients Logs/C:\ProgramData\FileWave\Client LogsLogs retrieved via 'get logfile' in client monitor / Admin

Retrieved Server Log

(see "FileWave Server Server Log" above)

fwxserver_$timestamp.log~/Library/Application Support/FileWave/Server Logs/C:\ProgramData\FileWave\Server LogsRetrieved in Admin via "Get Logfile..." under the "Server" menu

Retrieved Admin Log

(see "FileWave Admin Server log" above)

fwxadmin_$timestamp.log~/Library/Application Support/FileWave/Server Logs/C:\ProgramData\FileWave\Server LogsRetrieved in Admin via "Get Logfile..." under the "Server" menu
Exported as "Export Current View"Inventory Query / Clients Groups Export / etc.~/Library/Application Support/FileWave/ExportsC:\ProgramData\FileWave\ExportsFiles exported using "Export Current View"


FileWave Booster

ContentNameMac/Linux LocationWindows LocationDescription
Booster Logfwbooster.log/private/var/log/fwbooster.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWBooster\fwbooster.logGlobal Booster Activity Log
zmqBroker Logfwzmqbroker_booster.log/private/var/log/fwzmqbroker_booster.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWBooster\fwzmqbroker_booster.logFW internal push communications
Discovery logfwdiscovery.log/private/var/log/fwdiscovery.log--only exists when discovery configured and run


FileWave Client

ContentNameMac LocationWindows LocationDescription
Client Logfwcld.log/var/log/fwcld.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWClient\fwcld.logGlobal Client Activity Log

Kiosk Log 

fwgui.log~/Application\ Support/FileWave/fwGUI.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWGUI.logKiosk Application Activity Log
zmqBroker Logfwzmqbroker_client.log/var/log/fwzmqbroker_client.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWClient\fwzmqbroker_client.logFW internal push communications
Script Log Directory$script_name_from_fileset.log

/var/log/fwcld/$Fileset_ID/

C:\ProgramData\FileWave\log\fwcld\$Fileset_ID\

by-script log files, stored on the client.

Can be retrieved in FW Admin by opening Client info : Fileset Status tab, selecting the script fileset (left column), then R-clicking the script (right column) > view script output. [1]

Custom Field Log Directory$Fileset_ID.log/var/log/fwcld/1/C:\ProgramData\FileWave\log\fwcld\1\
Installer (PKG / MSI) Log Locations$Fileset_ID.log/usr/local/etc/FileWaveInstallerLogfiles/$Fileset_ID.logC:\ProgramData\FileWave\FileWaveInstallerLogfiles\$Fileset_ID.log

A PKG or MSI fileset is activated, a log is captured, stored on the client.

Can be retrieved in FW Admin by opening a Fileset Report, selecting a client (row) and pressing the "Installer Log" button.[1]

vnc server logfwVNCServer.log/var/log/fwVNCServer.log--VNC Server startup / shutdown logs

[1] - Can only be pulled if the client is on the same network as the server. If there is a NAT IP showing in the client view, the log can not be retrieved via the Admin UI.

Engage Server

Debug Log : /usr/local/engage/log/debug.log 

Engage Client

ContentNameMac LocationWindows LocationDescription
Engage Client Logengage_client.logsystem log DB - "EngageX" LabelC:\ProgramData\FileWave\EngageClient\engage_client.logEngage Activity Log
Client zmqbroker log ( Windows only )fwzmqbroker_client.log--C:\ProgramData\FileWave\FWClient\fwzmqbroker_client.logFW internal push communications


IVS - Imaging Appliance

ContentNameIVS LocationDescription
FileWave Client Logfwcld.log/var/log/fwcld.logClient Logs - for downloading Images and Manifests ( Which Machine gets which image, name, etc )
fwadmin logfwadmin-dlog.log

/var/log/fwadmin-dlog.log

/imaging/logs/fwadmin.log

Admin Logs - For uploading captured windows Images
dnsmasq Logmessages/var/log/messagesNetboot/PXE Queries & Responses,TFTP transfers, NFS Mounts
django logsfilewave_imaging_server*.log/imaging/logs/Django logs for requests regarding Serial numbers, names etc. made by netbooted clients
apache logsnetboot_*.log/imaging/logs/Apache logs for requests regarding Serial numbers, names etc. made by netbooted clients
client imaging logs$Serial/$Mac-$Date/imaging/logs/Client logs - indicating progress of imaging operation of netbooted clients

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