Event Logs

Jamf Pro records events in the form of logs. You can view the status of these events using the Event Logs.

The Event Logs pane displays the following information:

  • Date/time the status was last updated for an event

  • Name of the device that is in the scope of an event

  • Object type (such as “macOS Configuration Profile” or “Jamf Imaging”)

  • Object name associated with an event (such as the name of a configuration profile or “Standard Imaging”)

  • Action of the event (such as “Install” or “Imaging”)

  • Status of the event (such as “Started” or “Completed”)

Event logs can be viewed for macOS configuration profiles and iOS configuration profiles. As of Jamf Pro 9.7, event logs can also be viewed for imaging.

Depending on your system configuration:

  • Some historical event logs data may not be available for macOS configuration profiles and iOS configuration profiles installed using 9.63 or earlier.

  • Some historical event logs data may not be available for imaging performed using Jamf Imaging 9.66 or earlier.

Requirements

To access Event Logs, a Jamf Pro user account or group must have the Administrator or Auditor privilege set. (For more information, see Jamf Pro User Accounts and Groups.)

Viewing Event Logs

  1. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/16442347/Icon_Settings_Hover.png .

  3. Click Global Management.

  4. Click Event Logs images/download/thumbnails/16442347/EventLogs.png .
    The event logs are displayed on the pane.

    • “Standard Imaging” includes Target Mode Imaging (TMI) events.
      Note: All migrated imaging events will be displayed as “Standard Imaging”.

    • “Autorun Imaging” represents events that include Autorun data.

    • “PreStage Imaging” represents events that include PreStage data.

  5. Do one of the following:

    • To view details about a particular device, click a device in the Device Name column.

    • (Configuration profiles only) To view the object associated with an event, click an object in the Object Name column.

    • To view log details, click a status in the Status column.

Related Information

For related information, see the following sections in this guide:

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