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Macrium Reflect makes it easy to access logs of all types of backups and restores. Logs can be searched for using the 'Logs' tab and directly accessed from backup files in the 'Existing Backups' tabs. 

Accessing logs from the 'Existing Backups' tab

Select the 'Existing Backups' tab select 'Image' or 'File and Folder' and right click on the backup file of interest.

'View Backup Logs' enables all logs to be viewed for the Backup Definition that created the file or the individual backup, either in the Macrium Log Viewer or in your default web browser.

Navigating Logs in the Macrium Log Viewer

Click the Logs tab in the main user interface

Logs are initially sorted in descending date order and there's a log 'Filter' at the top of the page to quickly search for logs of interest.


All Types
Image Restore
File and Folder Backup
File and Folder Restore
SQL  Backup
SQL Restore
Exchange Backup
Exchange Restore



Backup DefinitionAll backup definitions with a log for the selected type.
Tab switch on open If enabled, a double click or taking the 'View' toolbar or context menu option will cause the newly opened log tab to be selected and opened. 
If not enabled, the log list will retain the focus and the newly opened log tab will glow for a short time to draw attention to its location.  
Clear filters Returns all filter options to the default 'All' state.

All logs
Last 7 Days
Last 30 Days
Latest - The last backups for the current selection criteria 

In Range - From and To dates with a 'Filter button to generate the list:

Accessing logs in the log list 

'View' Button

The log will then open in a new tab.

If the log has a  VSS log, this can be viewed by selecting VSS.

Open logs can be saved, opened in a browser, printed, or emailed. 

Once you have finished viewing the log, you can close the open log by selecting the X icon.

You can purge your logs by selecting the Purge icon. 
This will open the log file purge settings in the Reflect Defaults.