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Log in RouterOS

Logging: All the Info You Need

To complete our inventory of basic troubleshooting tools and features in MikroTik's RouterOS, we bring you an introduction to Log.

Watch the video below to learn what log is, how it helps, and where you can find it in RouterOS:

What is Log?

Log is a highly useful tool within the RouterOS and WinBox troublshooting arsenal. It provides users with a great deal of information about an extensive range of network events and configuration conditions.

It mainly provides you with the time and date of occurrences, the relevant topics regarding a certain event, and a main message that elaborates what has actually taken place throughout your network.

To read more about this tool, read up on Log in MikroTik's Wiki.

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New to RouterOS?

If you are just starting learning about RouterOS or you have only recently joined our free online MTCNA program, we recommend you start from the beginning so as not to miss any of our short and easy-to-understand tutorials.


Simply head over to our sister company MikroTik Canada's YouTube channel or visit the MTCNA program page on our website to find the complete list of the instructional videos so far.