Contents and storage of trace files

Trace files allow you to track the step-by-step execution of application commands and detect at what stage of the application operation an error occurs.

Trace files are stored on the device as long as the application is in use, and are deleted permanently when the application is removed. Trace files are not sent to Kaspersky automatically.

Trace files are saved in a human-readable format. It is recommended to protect information from unauthorized access before sending it to Kaspersky.

By default, trace files are stored in the directory /var/log/kaspersky/kesl/. Root privileges are required to access the default trace files directory.

All trace files contain the following general data:

Kaspersky Endpoint Security saves user passwords to a trace file only in encrypted form.

Trace files may store the following information in addition to general data:

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