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Displaying event log information

You can view information about the event log and display its contents over a specified period of time.

Steps

  1. To view information about the event log, use the ems log status command.

    Example

    The following example displays the output of the ems log status command.

    EMS log data:
    [LOG_default:
    				enabled on, save 5, rotate weekly, size 9288893
    				file /etc/log/ems, formal xml
    				level debug
    				indications 4230, drops 24
    				last update: Wed, 11 May 2011 21:36:06 GMT

  2. To display the contents of the event log, use the ems log dump command.

    You specify the period of time by specifying the number of hours or days, as shown in the following examples.

    ems log dump 4h
    ems log dump 1d