How to enable detailed logging for Parallels Desktop

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In some situations Parallels Support team may ask you to collect technical data report with detailed logging for advanced troubleshooting:

Click on Parallels Desktop icon on macOS menu bar -> Preferences...


Switch to Advanced tab -> check 'Use detailed log messages'


Alternative method

You can also enable detailed logging through Terminal:

  1. Go to Finder > Applications > Utilities > Terminal.

  2. Run the command:

    prlsrvctl set --verbose-log on

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