This document will provide insight to where useful files are stored.  These files may help with debugging or may be needed in order to configure the system.

Configuration Files (.conf & .yml)

Based on your system and setup, configuration files are normally found in the following locations.  With faspex additional configuration can be done through the web interface.

Windows

  • Enterprise Server: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Enterprise Server\etc\aspera.conf
  • Point-to-Point: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Point-to-Point\etc\aspera.conf
  • Faspex: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Faspex\config\faspex.yml

Linux

  • Faspex: /opt/aspera/faspex/config/faspex.yml
  • Others: /opt/aspera/etc/aspera.conf

Macintosh

  • All: /Library/Aspera/etc/aspera.conf

Log Files

Log files can help with debugging and getting the status of the application or service.  If logging is not working (usually on a UNIX based OS) then you should check your /etc/syslog.conf or /etc/rsyslog.conf and ensure local2.* is being captured.  To verify that it is being captured you should see a line specifying the location with that value (example: local2.*  /var/log/aspera.log).  If you cannot find your log file, you should check the knowledge base article here.

Additional information about the location of application-specific log files is available in this knowledge base article.

Version 2.8 and Later

Windows

  • Enterprise Server: C:\Users\[Username]\AppData\Local\Enterprise Server\var\log
  • Point-to-Point: C:\Users\[Username]\AppData\LocalPoint-to-Point\var\log
  • Other: C:\Users\[Username]\AppData\Local\[Product Name]\var\log

RedHat & FreeBSD

  • /var/log/messages

Debian

  • /var/log/syslog

Solaris

  • /var/admin/messages

Macintosh

  • ~/Library/Logs/Aspera

Version 2.7 and Earlier

Windows

  • Enterprise Server: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Enterprise Server\var\log
  • Point-to-Point: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Point-to-Point\var\log
  • Other: C:\Program Files\Aspera\[Product Name]\var\log

RedHat & FreeBSD

  • /var/log/messages

Debian

  • /var/log/syslog

Solaris

  • /var/admin/messages

Macintosh

  • ~/Library/Logs/Aspera

License Files

License files are provided for all products.  In faspex 3.0 the license file can be viewed in the web interface under the Server tab. In the locations below, the wildcard (*) must have at least one character and that there can only be one license file.

Windows

  • Enterprise Server: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Enterprise Server\etc\aspera-license
  • Point-to-Point: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Point-to-Point\etc\aspera-license
  • faspex 2.x: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Faspex\config\*.aspera-license

Linux

  • Faspex 2.x: /opt/aspera/faspex/config/*.aspera-license
  • Other: /opt/aspera/etc/aspera-license

Macintosh

  • All: /Library/Aspera/etc/aspera-license

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