Log Files Configuration

Below you find a step by step guide, if you prefer you can watch our Log Files Configuration video tutorial.

To configure FileZilla/FileZilla Pro to save transfer messages to local log files:

  1. In the main menu, click on Edit > Settings….
  2. Select Logging from the menu on the left.
  3. Tick the Log to file checkbox.
  4. Enter the file path and name, or click on Browse… and browse to the correct path, then click on Open.
  5. Tick the Limit the size of logfile checkbox.
  6. Enter a maximum size for each log file.
  7. Click on OK.
  8. Restart FileZilla/FileZilla Pro.

To save an existing log to a file:

  1. In the main screen,right-click (Windows) or CTRL-click (MacOS) on the message log.
  2. Click on Copy to clipboard.
  3. Paste into a text editor and save file.

The video tutorial below shows how to enable logging with FileZilla and FileZilla Pro.

Video tutorial: Enable FileZilla Logging

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