System Logging - Realtime Tab

This topic describes the features of the System Logging > Realtime tab and the Services Logs view > Realtime tab.

The Realtime tab is a view of the NetWitness log or a service log. When it is initially loaded, the view contains the last 10 log entries. As new entries become available, the view is updated with those entries.

To access the Realtime tab:

  1. Go to netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > System.
  2. In the options panel, select System Logging.
    The System Logging panel opens to the Realtime tab by default.

What do you want to do?

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Administrator See details of Log entry Display System and Service Logs

Related Topics

System Logging - Settings View

System Logging - Historical Tab

Quick Look

The following is an example of the Realtime tab in the System Logging panel.netwitness_121_realtab_1122_1406x678.png

1 Displays System Logging Panel
2 Displays Realtime Tab

The following is an example of the Realtime tab in the Services Logs view, which is similar.netwitness_121_realtabser_1122_1466x711.png


The Realtime tab has a toolbar with input fields to allow filtering of the entries, and below the toolbar is a grid containing the log entries.


Feature Description
Log Level drop-down
Selects the log level for entries to display in the grid. The Log Level drop-down shows the available log levels for the system or the service.
  • System logs have seven log levels.
  • Service logs have only six log levels because they do not include the TRACE level.
  • The default is ALL log entries.
Keywords field Specifies a keyword to use when filtering entries. This field is the same for system and service log filtering.
Service field (Service Logs only) Specifies the service type to use when filtering service log entries. Possible values are the host or the service.
Search button Click to activate filtering based on the log level, keyword, and service selections.

Log Grid Columns

Column Description
Timestamp This is the timestamp for the entry.
Level This is the log level for the message.
Message This is the text of the log entry.