How to send log files to the Desktop Central support team?


When you face issues while working with Desktop Central, it is mandatory for our experts to refer to your logs to resolve the issues you are facing. To provide an appropriate solution for your issue, you must send us log files along with a description of the issue and screen shots, depending on the issue. You can follow this document and upload the required logs, if you are using Desktop Central build # 80293 or later versions. If you are using older versions of Desktop Central, migrate to the latest version.

There are two stages in sending the log files, they are:

Extracting the logs

List of Desktop Central Log Files and their Locations

The following are the list of logs, that might be needed for trouble shooting purposes. You can find the steps to archive the logs
and the steps involved in sending it to the Desktop Central support.

Desktop Central Server
Desktop Central Distribution Server
Desktop Central Secure Gateway Server
ServiceDesk Plus Server
Desktop Central Windows Agent
Desktop Central Mac Agent
Desktop Central Linux Agent
Remote Control / File Transfer from the Viewer Machine
ME MDM App on Android Device

Sending it to Desktop Central support

Ensure that the log files are zipped and ready to be uploaded. You can use HTTP option to upload files whose size is less than 20 GB. To send log files using the HTTP mode, follow the steps given below:

  1. From a web browser, connect to this link.
  2. Specify the Ticket ID, if you have one.
  3. Add the modules, of which the logs are uploaded.
  4. Specify your email address and the address to receive notifications.
  5. Specify the reason.
  6. Click Add files to browse and select the required log files.
  7. Click Upload.
Note : For uploading server log files, the server must be stopped prior to the upload and can be started once the files have been uploaded.

The zipped log files are successfully uploaded.