Error message locations
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SnapDrive for UNIX provides information about error messages as command output and in various log files.
SnapDrive for UNIX provides information about error messages in the following places:
The command output
It displays all messages to the standard error output of the SnapDrive for UNIX command.
The system log
SnapDrive for UNIX logs all errors that have a severity level of Fatal and Admin error to the system log using the syslog(3) mechanism.
The audit log file
The audit log records the following information for each SnapDrive for UNIX command:
Who issued it
When it was issued
What its exit status was.
This is very useful in determining what actually happened on a system.
The trace log file
The trace log records more detailed information about any errors that occur. NetApp Technical support uses this log when diagnosing problems.