MacOS

Monitoring MacOS logs from a local log agent

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

Dashboards

Users can configure dashboards using visualizations. More information can be found on our visualizations and dashboards page.

Advanced

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