By default logging is not enabled for the BigFix Console. How to enable logging for BigFix Console?
Console logging is not enabled by default because the log can grow to be quite large. Best practice recommends you turn on the log file for debugging purposes only and then de-activate it afterwards (by removing the settings) to disable further logging.
To activate console logging, create the following two REG_SZ values in the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BigFix\Enterprise Console] registry key:
Value: (Path and file name of the log to generate. For example, c:\console.log)
If you do not want to log all stream types (using the all value), the following stream types can help to refine which specific logging streams are written in the log. You can specify them in the EnabledLogs value as a semicolon-delimited list:
You do not need to restart the BigFix Console to create the log file.