Monitoring your system : Logging : Configuring logging : Enabling traffic & event logs
Enabling traffic & event logs
You can enable or disable logging for each log type. For more information on log types, see “Log types”.
To enable logging
1. Go to Log & Report > Log Config > Log Settings.
To access this part of the web UI, your administrator’s account access profile must have Read-Write permission to items in the Log & Report category. For details, see “Permissions”.
2. Configure the types and severity of log messages that will be recorded.
3. Click Save.
4. Logs will be recorded to the hard disk of the appliance. If you also want logs to be recorded to a FortiAnalyzer or Syslog server, continue with “Logging to a FortiAnalyzer or Syslog server”.
See also
Logging to a FortiAnalyzer or Syslog server
Viewing log messages