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Set Behavior for the Host's Logs (Host Preferences)

Set the host's log behavior.

Before you begin:

Host Preference Packages can only be applied to Windows hosts.

Who can use this feature? The Host Preference Packages feature is available to any Account Holder of a Central Base account. For those Account Holders who have not switched over to a Base plan yet, a Central Premier or Plus subscription is required. Users of such accounts also need the Configuration Management permission.

Host Preference Packages allow you to define and deploy preferences and security settings to Windows hosts in your Central account.
  1. Create a Host Preference Package, as follows:
    1. In Central, go to the Configuration > Host Preferences page.
    2. Click Add Package.

      Result: The New Host Preference Package page is displayed.

    3. Name your new Host Preference Package.
    4. Click Save.
  2. Under Category, select Log Settings.
  3. Under General Settings you have the following options:
    Option Description
    Keep logs for this many days Enter the number of days for which you would like to store log files.
    Location of event logs Specify a folder on the host where log files are saved. Leave blank to use the default location: the host installation directory, typically C:\ProgramData\LogMeIn.
    Enable debug-level logging Include Windows events in the LogMeIn.log file. This facilitates troubleshooting efforts.
  4. Continue to add settings to the Host Preference Package. When ready, click Finish and Save.
  5. Assign the Host Preference Package to computers or groups, as follows:
    1. In Central, go to the Configuration > Host Preferences page.
    2. Click Edit or Click here to assign next to the Host Preference Package you want to assign.
    3. Choose computers and groups using the left and right arrows.
    4. Click Save.
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022