Save drive log

The save allDrives logFile command saves the drive logs to a file.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.


Drive log data is maintained by the storage array for each drive.

Attention: Do not run this command unless you are instructed to do so by technical support.


save allDrives logFile="filename"


Parameter Description

The file path and the file name to which you want to save the drive logs. Enclose the file name in double quotation marks (" "). For example:

file="C:\Program Files\CLI\logs\"

Important: This command does not automatically append a file extension to the saved file. You must specify the .zip file extension when entering the file name.

Minimum firmware level