How to manage your forum logs in phpBB 3.0

Adminstrative access will give you the ability to control the tabs that both you and other administrators have access to. You can cotnrol these by turning them on and off via the ACP. Use the following steps to enable and disable the different tab permissions for your phpBB forum site.

Checking your logs in phpBB 3.0

  1. Log into your phpBB admin dashboard.
  2. From there, click on the Maintenance tab.
  3. From the Maintenance main screen, look to the left hand sidebar and find the Forum Logs category. From here you will see the different log types that you are able to manage and view.
    forum logs category list

    Admin LogLog of activities for administrative users.
    Moderator LogLog of activities for the Moderator users.
    User LogLog of activities for general users.
    Error LogLog of errors that have occurred.


Admin Log

The admin log lists the recent activity conducted by the administrative users. You can select entries you wish to delete by selecting the Mark column and select the Delete Marked button. Alternatively, you can delete all of them by selecting the Delete all button at the bottom of the screen.

Moderator Log

Below is an example of the moderator log. As with the Admin log, you can choose to delete all log entries at once with the Delete All button or select entries by selecting the Mark column and click on Delete Marked.

User Log

The third log in the list is the User activity log. This list is for activities taken on or by users. As with the previous two logs, you may use the Delete All button or the Delete Marked button for selected entries.
list of user log entries

Error Log

The last forum log on the list s for the Error Logs. This will include any errors the program has run against during operation.

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