Viewing LogsΒΆ

To use Logs, you must start edgexpert with the --xpert-manager and the --support-logging options, as shown below:

edgexpert up --xpert-manager --support-logging

For further information on the edgexpert command options, see Edge Xpert Command Line Interface Tool.

The Logs pane allows you to view items that are logged by the Edge Xpert microservices while they are running, as illustrated below:

Device Data

This information can be useful when verifying and diagnosing Edge Xpert behavior.

You can use the following methods to find specific logs:

  • Enter a search term in the Search text box above the table to search for specific logs; if necessary, select the columns in which to search. For further information on using the Search text box, see Using the Search Text Box
  • Enter the start and end date/time in dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm format in the two date/time text boxes to search for logs within a specific date/time period
  • Use the timeline to drill into the log data. For details of using the timeline, see Using the Timeline in the Logs and Notifications Panes

For information about Logging, refer to the EdgeX Logging topic of the EdgeX Foundry documentation.