In the following picture (and please see more text after the picture), I have often found that if I click on the circled file name, I am much happier, because if I circle on the "text" or "zip" instead, I'm faced with a password box that I don't know how to answer.
More text below . . .
After clicking the big red-circled filename above, I click "options" and choose 25000 lines per page, and 100 for number-of-pages presented, and I erase the filter, like this:
The reason for bothering with all of the above are:
1) Avoid needing to type in a password (already mentioned)
2) It's much easier to scroll to the end of the log file to see the most recent lines
3) By removing the filter, some important lines, such as stack trace ones, are revealed