User manual

This section covers user interface and what you currently are able to do with logs in PHPLogger.

There are options to view log files, specific log records, filter them and set up alarms.


When you write logs into PHPLogger client, they get stacked into Files. A file is a collection of log records from a single process. Each file has the following attributes which are available in the Files view:

Files view details

There are several controls in this view, which help you work around logs.


You can filter log files by file properties. Filters window allows you to choose what to filter and how.

Filters view details

Once you apply the chosen filters, the changes are saved to URL, so you can save the link at come back to it later.


Alarms can be set up from the Files page. You pick your filters and then press to create new alarm.

Alarms are triggered according to the selected period (every 5min / 15min / 60min / etc). When there is at least single file by your filters for the selected period, you will get an email notification with details.

New alarm

You can manage your alarms from the "Alarms" view.

Each page has a special input field and the top of the page. After inputting File ID there you will be taken to then details view of the file. For each process File ID can be acquired from the PHPLogger client.

Files view details

File contents

The detailed information screen is fairly simple. It shows basic information about the collected file and lists all of the lines in it.

Files view details