Logs can be viewed in the Console under the Logs tab if you have the logs sent to the Console however that is not recommended except for troubleshooting on specific endpoints. The sending of logs to the Console is disabled by default but can be enabled by configuring the following setting in a System Policy applied to an endpoint: Console\sendLogs
The following explains where the logs can be viewed on the endpoint machine.
You may view search logs in the Client by selecting the Configuration Tab, then clicking on the down arrow on the Logging button and selecting "View Any Log".
Client Logs (User Context)
By default, when the client is run under the user context (interactively or as a scheduled task), the client log files are stored in the logs subfolder of the user profile folder. The logs can be moved to any local or unc path to which the user has write access.
XP/2003: %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Identity Finder\logs\
Vista/7/2008: %localappdata%\Identity Finder\logs\
Client Logs (System Context)
By default, when the client is run under the system context as a scheduled task, the client log files are stored in the logs subfolder of the shared data folder for the Identity Finder application. The logs can be moved to any local or unc path to which the user has write access.
Version 7.x and later
XP/2003: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Identity Finder\Logs\SystemSearch\
Vista/7/2008: %ProgramData%\Identity Finder\Logs\SystemSearch\
There is no button in the Mac Client to view the logs however the following has the paths to the logs:
For Interactive searches the logs are in the following path, replacing UserName with the user name of the user that is logged in when running the search:
/Users/UserName/Library/Application Support/Identity Finder/Identity Finder mac Edition/logs
For tasks run as system, the search logs are stored in:
The Linux Client does not have a user interface so all searches would be run as the Local System Context. Following is the path where they can be found:
The follow article also shows the paths to the search logs: