View Log Messages

DNSWatchGO Client saves log messages in the dnswatchgo_client_log.txt file located in:

\ProgramData\WatchGuard\DNSWatch\Logs

The ProgramData directory is hidden by default. To show the directory:

  1. In Windows Explorer, select Windows (C:).
  2. In the ribbon, select View > Options > Change folder and search options.
    The Folder Options dialog box appears.
  3. Select the View tab.
  4. In Advanced Settings > Files and Folders, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Click OK.
    The ProgramData directory appears on the root of the C: drive.

View Log Messages Dynamically

To see the log messages dynamically, use this PowerShell command:

Get-Content -Path \ProgramData\WatchGuard\DNSWatch\dnswatchgo_client_log.txt -wait