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How do I generate Logs in my G34/G36 gateway?
Answer
The G34/G36 Gateway's performance and operation information can be viewed by generating logs.  These logs are separated into three categories: System Logs, Event Logs, and Firewall Logs.  This document describes how to generate, print and save the Logs in the G34/G36.  


Generate Logs
  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.  Enter http://192.168.0.1 into the address box, and press the Enter key.  The https:// Redirect page will appear.   
     
  2. The SURFboard Web Manager is begin redirected to a more secure connection, click the Proceed button to continue.  The Gateway > Login page will appear.

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  3. A security or private risk alert may appear on the web browser advising users to proceed with caution when accessing the Web Manager.  There is no risk in proceeding to the Web Manager.  For instructions to by-pass the alert screen, refer to article # 18181 - Alert Message for Web Manager Access.

    NOTE: The Home Network Wizard will appear if this is the first time accessing the Web Manager.  For assistance with the wizard, refer to article # 19077 - G34/G36: Web Manager First Time Login.
     
  4. The Username field has admin populated, enter the custom password in the Password field.

    NOTE: If the Login page prompts for email address and password, retrieve the email address and password in the app to sign-in.  For detail instructions in the app, refer to article #19069 - SURFboard Central: Web Manager Access.
     
  5. Click the Login button.  The Gateway > Summary page will appear.

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  6. On the left-hand menu, click on Troubleshooting.  The Troubleshooting> Logs page will appear. 
     
  7. Click the Log Type drop-down menu, and select the logs to view (System LogsEvent Logs, or Firewall Logs).
     
  8. Click the Time Frame drop-down menu and select the time to view  (Today, Last 2 daysLast 7 DaysLast 30 Days, and or Last 90 days).
     
  9. Click the Show Logs button.  A pop-up window will appear.

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  10. On the pop-up window, click the OK button to continue.

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  11. The logs will be displayed as shown below.
     
  12. To save the log, click the Print button to print a hard copy or click the Download button to save the file to a computer.

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