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This article provides information regarding the logging created and updated at runtime by the Sophos Management Communication System (MCS).
Note: For details on the installation log files of MCS see Sophos Central: Installer log files. The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Central Endpoint Advanced 11.5.5Central Intercept X 11.5.5
They are found in the directory:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Sophos\Management Communication System\Endpoint\logs\
C:\ProgramData\Sophos\Management Communication System\Endpoint\logs\
The common characteristics of the log files are as follows:
The logging for MCS on Mac may need to be enabled on the computer. To do so:
sudo syslog -c 0 -d
sudo syslog -c 0 off
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