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Old 11-03-2007, 01:31 AM   #1
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command to see system Log


I want to see the system related logs and the logs when the AIX server
starts . PLz tell what is the log command in AIX server

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Old 11-03-2007, 03:50 AM   #2
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The system log file is syslog.log

Perform the following search to find the file:
#find / -name syslog.log

#view /var/adm/ras/syslog.log
When finished looking through the log quit by typing :q!
Old 11-05-2007, 11:07 AM   #3
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for file in this format alog files you must use alog command

To view log
alog -f /var/adm/ras/conslog -o # start log
alog -f /var/adm/ras/bootlog -o # control panel

To find system log, you can use this command
lssrc -ls syslogd
# lssrc -ls syslogd
Subsystem Group PID Status
syslogd ras 422110 active
Syslogd Config *.emerg /PATH/emerg.log
Syslogd Config *.alert /PATH/alert.log
Syslogd Config *.crit /PATH/crit.log
Syslogd Config *.warning /PATH/warning.lo
Syslogd Config *.err /PATH/err.log
Syslogd Config /PATH/kern.log
Syslogd Config /PATH/daemon_info.log
Syslogd Config daemon.notice /PATH/daemon_notice.log
Syslogd Config /PATH/auth.log

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Old 01-30-2008, 10:48 AM   #4
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Rather than supplying filenames, you can also supply the 'type'.

alog -o -t console ## see console output
alog -o -t boot ## see boot information



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