Aqua Help

Troubleshooting materials

Consider attaching some troubleshooting materials for a more precise and quick answer. The following materials might be helpful for our investigation: log files, screenshots, animations, videos, database dumps.

Locate log files

Locate Aqua log

  • Click Help | Show Log in <file_browser>. The idea.log file contains recent log information about your IDE performance.

The idea.log file contains recent log information about your IDE performance.

Change location of the SQL log

To change location of the SQL log, add the -Didea.system.path property to the custom VM options. This change affects all logs.

  1. Click Help | Edit Custom VM Options.

  2. At the end of the option list, add the following line: -Didea.system.path=/path/to/your_log_directory.

Change location of the SQL log

Configure Aqua log settings

To avoid editing the log.xml file itself, Aqua suggests a handy dialog to change logging level for a category. This file resides under the bin directory of Aqua installation.

  1. Click Help | Diagnostic Tools | Debug Log Settings.

  2. In the Custom Debug Log Configuration dialog, type the log categories names, separated with new lines.

Last modified: 20 May 2024