Series 3: How do I configure my CradlePoint router to save log files to a USB device?

Beverly McRae

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This article was written based on firmware version 5.0.0.


Event logs in CradlePoint routers are cleared on every power cycle or reboot.  To save logs after a reboot configure a connection from the CradlePoint router a USB flash drive.


Router event log information is lost on a power cycle or reboot.


  1. Log into the router’s setup page (login instructions).
  2. Click the System Settings tab then click Administration.
  3. Click System Logging tab.                                                                                                                          User-added image
  4. Click the check box to the right of Log to attached USB stick.
  5. Click Apply.                                                                                                                                              User-added image
  6. Plug in a USB memory device, the router will write event log data to the attached USB device.
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