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Where can I find log files from my sequencing runs?

Where can I find log files from my sequencing runs?

The logs produced by MinKNOW when using MinKNOW standalone for MinION Mk1B or PromethION 2 Solo can be found in the following default locations:

Windows: C:\Data\logs\ Mac: /var/log/MinKNOW/ Ubuntu: /var/log/minknow/

Please ensure the whole folder is compressed using a relevant method e.g. zip when submitting logs for review including the mk_manager and basecall_manager logs.

Note: On Windows, if you have set MinKNOW to output to a non-default location, the logs will be in the 'logs' subdirectory in your output folder

On our integrated compute devices (e.g. Mk1C, GridION, PromethION, P2 Integrated), the logs can be exported by the UI by Host Settings > Help and select Export under Export Logs, which are saved to this location:


If the UI is inaccessible and you have access to the terminal locally or via SSH, you can export the logs with the following command: sudo /opt/ont/mooneye/bin/ont-mooneye-save-logs which saves to /data/logs

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