Logs for third-party software

You can use the third-party software logs to troubleshoot issues.

Category File name Notes Found on
apache2 logs /var/local/log/apache2/access.log



Log files for apache2. Admin Nodes
Archiving /var/local/log/dsierror.log Contains error information for TSM Client APIs. Archive Nodes
Cassandra /var/local/log/cassandra/system.log Contains error information for the metadata store (Cassandra database) that can be used if problems occur when adding new Storage Nodes, or if the nodetool repair task stalls. Storage Nodes
MySQL /var/local/log/mysql.err


Log files generated by MySQL.

The file mysql.err captures database errors and events such as startups and shutdowns.

The file mysql-slow.log (the slow query log) captures the SQL statements that took more than 10 seconds to execute.

Admin Nodes
Operating system /var/local/log/messages This directory contains log files for the operating system. The errors contained in these logs are also displayed in the Grid Manager. Select Support > Grid Topology. Then select Topology > Site > Node > SSM > Events. All nodes
NTP /var/local/log/ntp.log Log file for NTP error messages. All nodes

The directory that contains NTP timing statistics.

loopstats records loop filter statistics information.

peerstats records peer statistics information.

Samba /var/local/log/samba/ The Samba log directory includes a log file for each Samba process (smb, nmb, and winbind) and every client hostname/IP. Admin Node configured to export the audit share over CIFS