Output the best log file for use with log file analysis tools to analyze Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software log files.
Note: The instructions in this article apply to Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.5 and earlier. For version 4.8.8.01 and later, see Use Sawmill to analyze Wowza Streaming Engine logs.
- Navigate to the Wowza Streaming Engine [install-dir]/conf/log4j.properties file, open it in a text editor, and add the serverStats logger to log configuration line (first line) of the file like this:
log4j.rootCategory=INFO, stdout, serverAccess, serverError, serverStats
Wowza Streaming Engine will now write a log file named wowzastreamingengine_stats.log. This is the best log file for log analysis.
- Import wowzastreamingengine_stats.log into your log file analysis tool.