This guides shows you how to view App Engine logs by using the Logs Explorer and the Google Cloud console. By viewing your service's logs, you can easily monitor the performance of your web services.
Before you begin
This guide is part of an introductory series that walks you through how to build an App Engine app. To start from the beginning of the series, see Building a Node.js App on App Engine.
Before continuing with this guide, review the steps for how to update your web service.
View logs by using the Logs Explorer
To view your service's logs, do the following:
In the Google Cloud console, go to the Logs Explorer page.
In the Resource list, select GAE application, and then click Apply.
In the Search all fields field, enter the name of the log that you want to search.
You can use the filters at the top of the page to view different log streams such as standard error, HTTP requests, or App Engine internal activity.
You can search for items containing specific content, and you can also restrict the logs to a specific App Engine service or version.
To build further with Node.js and App Engine, see Tutorials.
Learn more about using the Logs Explorer.
Learn more about monitoring and alerting latency.