IBM Support

Data Collection: IBM BigFix Relay

Technote (troubleshooting)


Logs and data to collect from the IBM BigFix relay for troubleshooting.

Resolving the problem

Include BigFix Relay/Gather logs and any dump files. The BESRelay.log file on the BigFix Server and the logfile.txt file on an BigFix Relay can often help identify issues. They are located in the following locations by default:


  • C:\Program Files\BigFixEnterprise\BES Server\BESRelay.log
  • C:\Program Files\BigFixEnterprise\BES Relay\logfile.txt
  • /var/log/BESRelay.log

In addition, include any dump files which the BigFix Relay, Gather Service, and BES Root Server service has generated. To determine where the dump files are kept, please refer to the following article:

Document information

More support for: IBM BigFix Platform

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1974755

Modified date: 27 December 2017

Translate this page: