Generating debug logs from Security for Mac (TMSM)

Solution ID Last Updated
1060046 Nov. 11, 2014 11:07 PM (PST)

Product / Version Platform
OfficeScan - 10.0, 10.5, 10.6;11.0;Trend Micro Security for Mac - 1.0, Trend Micro Security for Mac - 1.5, Trend Micro Security for Mac - 2.0;Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced - 7.0, Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced - 8.0;Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced - 9.0;
Macintosh - Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Mavericks

Problem Description

Get the steps on how to generate debug logs in TMSM.


To generate the TMSM debug logs:
  1. Go to /Library/Application Support/TrendMicro/Tools/ and look for the Trend Micro Security Debug Manager.
    If you cannot find the
    1. Open the terminal on the MAC client where you want to generate the debug logs.
    2. Use the "sudo -s" command to run the command as root and provide the local admin password when prompted for a password.
    3. Go to /Library/Application Support/TrendMicro/Tools/
      Note: You have to type "cd" in order to go to a directory or location.
    4. Type "" to open the Trend Micro Security Debug Manager.
  2. Enable the debug mode by sliding the Status bar to ON. If you are unable to do so, click the lock icon at the bottom area to make the changes.
    Enable debugging in Trend Micro Security Debug Manager
  3. Click No to keep existing logs.
    Do not Clear Existing Data
  4. Reproduce the issue.
  5. Click Collect Data and wait until the notification for completion appears.
  6. Collect the debug information from ~/Desktop/TMSMLog.tar.bz2.
  7. Send the collected file to Trend Micro Technical Support.

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