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Create Log Files for IP Messenger Installed & View History of Conversation

IP Messenger is a popular messenger software used to communicate between computers connected to a LAN. One of its major attractions is the non requirement of a server to start communication. In most of the companies, employees are using this tool to share short messages and files between computers in the same LAN. In case if you are using this application to send sensitive information to another user, it is a good idea to create a log file for IPMSG communication on your computer. This log file will help you to recover important previous conversation and details of file sharing and read the history of file transfer between your computer and other devices. It is very simple to create a log database of communications between your computer and other computers using this application. Steps to create log files for IP Messenger installed on your computer are provided below.

Setup Log file for IP Messenger
  1. Run IPMSG on your computer

  2. Right click on its icon in the system tray (Right hand bottom of the screen)

  3. Click on settings to open settings window
    check LAN data transfer history

  4. Click on Details/Log Settings

    Now we need to specify the location of Log file by click on LogFile button.
    check history

    Make sure you have checked Logging available box. Now click on Apply and OK.

  5. Create Log file

    Now we need to go to the location where we mention the log file path. We need to create a text file called ipmsg. Here in my computer the location to create a text file with name ipmsg is F:\siju\rough
Now onwards all IP Messenger communications on your computer will be recorded on this newly created text file ipmsg.txt. To view the previous log file, follow the steps below.

How to Open and View IP Messenger Log file
  1. Right click on IP Messenger task bar icon

  2. Click on Settings

  3. Click on View Log

  4. Now the Log file will be opened.

Download IP Messenger
It is a recommended product for every office to fulfill daily PC to PC communications with in a LAN. To download and install IP Messenger on your computer follow the link below. You should select the right version for the OS running on your computer. IP Messenger for Linux is different from the IPMSG for Windows platforms.
http://ipmsg.org/index.html.en


Here we can read the previous chat history, conversation details,  transfer details etc. In this tutorial you have learned the steps to create and view historical IP Messenger communications on your computer. Just like this if you are using Yahoo Messenger to communicate, there is a method to find the location of YM contacts. To learn more about this click on the link below.
How to Find Location Of Your Chat Friend On Yahoo

Just like we create and view log entries on IPMSG, we can check the status of contacts in YM. We can really check whether the contact is offline or just invisible. To learn more about it click on the link below.
Check whether Your Yahoo Friend is Offline or Invisible

Comments

Anonymous said…
Thanks Man !
Agil said…
Thanks Really Helpful
sree said…
thanks, that was very helpful :)
Faster said…
Thanks man, nice explanation!!!!!! :)
Arun Umapathi said…
Thank you very much, for guidance.
Admin said…
Hi Thanks for your comment.
Sweta said…
thank you!!
Narendra Mishra said…
Thank you so much buddy.!
JG said…
liked your way of explanation good work keep doing it
i have one problem
i have used ipmsg in my last office but i have unfortunately i have lost my some important information while which was stored in my chat history can you please advise me how to retrieve this data as I’m not a IT person but a marketing person hence I request you to kindly help me with a step by step method.
I use the same laptop but unfortunately the old company has formatted the disk i have a software (undelete plus) is there any way to retrieve
Please help as my future depends on these information
OUR FRIENDS said…
Karthik
is it possible to see a chat history in server...our company uses ipmsg
Krunal Soni said…
Thanks man its working perfect
Alex said…
@Karthik,

I do not think we can create log file for IP Messenger on server if server has no role (no participation) in the IPMSG chat.

SmT said…
I downloaded IP Messenger on my Windows 8 PC and it works perfectly. I really recommend this free software to everyone.
Anonymous said…
Thanks dude..
Sunny said…
IPMSG does not need server and I love it.
Melvie Emuy said…
thank you for sharing this
Ranjit Hundal said…
Thanks for sharing..was very helpful..
Pravin Khot said…
I'm using this app long back, it's too good and very helpful..........
Unknown said…
Hi folks, U r doing well.

But how can I delete history in ip msg between..?
Mukesh Yadav said…
How can I delete history in ip msg..?
Alex George said…
Open the log file and delete the conversation history.

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