MacOS

Monitoring MacOS logs from a local log agent

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Supported Versions

Most MacOS and OSX versions

Log Collection

Logs are collected via a locally installed agent from host's filesystem.

Prerequisites

Install the observIQ log agent locally on the MacOS host.

Configuration

Option

Description

System Logs Path

The absolute path to the System log. /var/log/system.log is the default location for most installations

Install Log Path

The absolute path to the installation log. /var/log/install.log is the default location for most installations

Log Types

Types

macos.system

macos.install

Advanced

For more information on the advanced configuration capabilities, see our detailed plugin guide here.