Event types

The system reports multiple types of events; each event is an operation that the system has completed. Events can be routine, normal events or events that require administrator attention. The Event Types column on the Event Log page indicates in which part of the system the event occurred.

Note: The system does not log read-only API commands in the event log.

The following list describes the types of events that appear in the event log:

apiEvent
Events initiated by a user through an API or web UI that modify settings.
binAssignmentsEvent
Events related to the assignment of data bins. Bins are essentially containers that hold data and are mapped across the cluster.
binSyncEvent
System events related to a reassignment of data among block services.
bsCheckEvent
System events related to block service checks.
bsKillEvent
System events related to block service terminations.
bulkOpEvent
Events related to operations performed on an entire volume, such as a backup, restore, snapshot, or clone.
cloneEvent
Events related to volume cloning.
clusterMasterEvent
Events appearing upon cluster initialization or upon configuration changes to the cluster, such as adding or removing nodes.
dataEvent
Events related to reading and writing data.
dbEvent
Events related to the global database maintained by ensemble nodes in the cluster.
driveEvent
Events related to drive operations.
encryptionAtRestEvent
Events related to the process of encryption on a cluster.
ensembleEvent
Events related to increasing or decreasing the number of nodes in an ensemble.
fibreChannelEvent
Events related to the configuration of and connections to the nodes.
gcEvent
Events related to processes run every 60 minutes to reclaim storage on block drives. This process is also known as garbage collection.
ieEvent
Internal system error.
installEvent
Automatic software installation events. Software is being automatically installed on a pending node.
iSCSIEvent
Events related to iSCSI issues in the system.
limitEvent
Events related to the number of volumes or virtual volumes in an account or in the cluster nearing the maximum allowed.
networkEvent
Events related to the status of virtual networking.
platformHardwareEvent
Events related to issues detected on hardware devices.
remoteClusterEvent
Events related to remote cluster pairing.
schedulerEvent
Events related to scheduled snapshots.
serviceEvent
Events related to system service status.
sliceEvent
Events related to the Slice Server, such as removing a metadata drive or volume.
snmpTrapEvent
Events related to SNMP traps.
statEvent
Events related to system statistics.
tsEvent
Events related to the system transport service.
unexpectedException
Events related to unexpected system exceptions.
vasaProviderEvent
Events related to a VASA (vSphere APIs for Storage Awareness) Provider.