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Tools » Diagnostics » Logging


The logging tab shows the various log files that Duplicator generates. There are currently two types of log files, the first is the trace log which is onlyavailable in Pro. The second is the package log which is available in both Pro and Lite. Below is a synopsis for each file.

  1. Trace Log: Pro The trace log file records all information that is going on at all times with the plugin. Since multiple requests can be executed by multipleusers the trace log takes all communication from the plugin into consideration and logs that data. To further improve the full picture of all activity going onin PHP on the server (not just Duplicator Pro). There is an options in Settings > General > Debug labeled “Enhanced Tracing” screen. This optionwill also log all trace log activity to the PHP error log.
  2. Package Log: The package log is a log file that is generated for every package that is built. The log will show the progress and state of the package andwill most errors/warnings that may happen during the creation of a package file.

The default log selected will be the trace log in Pro and in Lite it will be the last package log. There are currently two trace log files stored in your defaultstore location. The active trace log and a running backup log which will be labeled *.log1. The running backup will be created once your primary trace log startsto get too large.

Each log file is represented as a link. Click on the link name and the log will be visible in the output window. To update the log click the refresh button or have it autorefresh every 10 seconds by enabling the ‘Auto Refresh’ option.

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