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Turning SnapMirror logging on

You can turn on SnapMirror logging by setting the snapmirror.log.enable option to on.

About this task

SnapMirror keeps the current log on the root volume of the system as /etc/log/snapmirror.0. A new log file is generated every week as /etc/log/snapmirror.0. Older log files are renamed /etc/log/snapmirror.[1-5] and the oldest log file is deleted. You can read the log files using a text editor.


  1. Enter the following command on the system for which you want the log:options snapmirror.log.enable on
    Note: This setting is persistent across reboots.


SnapMirror enables the logging of transfers for the system.