Viewing log files from Eclipse

There is a nice plugin which will allow you to watch the log files in realtime right from Eclipse. It is called Logfile View Eclipse plugin.

Installing it

Can't get any simpler that this.By using the Eclipse Updata Manager and the plugin update site, should get you viewing in few minutes or less.


Open Eclipse


Open the Update Manager


Select add new features.


Add new remote site.

Use these details

Name: Logfile tools update site

(Don't mind the warning in the picture. It's because I already had that site when taking the capture.)

Press Finish to start the search


Select the whole Logfile package. Finish, confirm the license and install. Restart workspace when asked and go to the nex t phase, using it.

Using it

It is really simple.


Open the Logfile view


Open the log files

  Page Info My Prefs Log in
This page (revision-7) last changed on 18:24 25-Mar-2017 by Mikko Wuokko.

Referenced by
KP Lab Logging

JSPWiki v2.4.102