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Specifies the command logging file. The command log file is where all Shogun Post command feedback gets saved.

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Command syntax


setLogFile path [-noFeedback] [-autoName]


pathstringnoThe full path to the log file. If you do not specify this, the command log will default to being CommandLog.log in the Logs folder in your Shogun Post directory.


NameFlag argumentsArgument typeExclusive toComments
noFeedback0Prevents the new log path from being echoed to the command log.
autoName0Automatically names the log based on the current time and the computer name that Shogun Post is running on. Useful when setting up your own farming system and want to identify a command log with a machine and a script execution.

Return value



// Automatically set the log file, which will be put
// in the Shogun Post app folder, under the Logs folder.
setLogFile -autoName;

// Set it to something very specific
setLogFile "c:/mylogfile.log";

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