# Configuring Zowe CLI
This section explains how to configure Zowe CLI, such as changing log levels and setting the home directory location.
Tip: CLI configuration is stored on your computer in the directory
C:\Users\user01\.zowe by default. The directory includes log files, profile information, and installed CLI plug-ins. When troubleshooting, refer to the logs in the
# Setting CLI log levels
You can set the log level to adjust the level of detail that is written to log files:
Important! Setting the log level to TRACE or ALL might result in "sensitive" data being logged. For example, command line arguments will be logged when TRACE is set.
| ||Zowe CLI logging level||Log4JS log levels (OFF, TRACE, DEBUG, INFO, WARN, ERROR, FATAL)||DEBUG|
| ||Imperative CLI Framework logging level||Log4JS log levels (OFF, TRACE, DEBUG, INFO, WARN, ERROR, FATAL)||DEBUG|
# Setting the CLI home directory
You can set the location on your computer where Zowe CLI creates the .zowe directory, which contains log files, profiles, and plug-ins for the product:
| ||Zowe CLI home directory location||Any valid path on your computer||Your computer default home directory|