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Q: Where does BigFix store log files?
A: Here are the BigFix log locations:

OS X: /Library/Application\ Support/BigFix/BES\ Agent/__BESData/__Global/Logs/

      tail /Library/Application\ Support/BigFix/BES\ Agent/__BESData/__Global/Logs/20170629.log

      Check relay status:

      grep -i relay /Library/Application\ Support/BigFix/BES\ Agent/__BESData/__Global/Logs/20170629.log

Unix/Linux: /var/opt/BESClient/__BESData/__Global/Logs

      tail /var/opt/BESClient/__BESData/__Global/Logs/20170629.log

      Check relay status:

      grep -i relay /var/opt/BESClient/__BESData/__Global/Logs/20170629.log

Windows: C:\Program Files\BigFix Enterprise\BES Client\__BESData\__Global\Logs