Audit, recovery, and trace logging in SnapDrive for UNIX
SnapDrive for UNIX helps you maintain various types of log files such as audit, recovery, and trace log files. These log files are used later for troubleshooting.
Types of logs
SnapDrive for UNIX supports various types of log files, which help you troubleshoot when SnapDrive for UNIX is not working as expected.
Enabling and disabling log files
If you want to enable a log file, specify a file name as the value in the name-value pair of the log file you want to enable. If you want to disable a file, do not enter a value for the log file name parameter.
Changing the defaults for the audit logs
You can use snapdrive.conf file to change the logging parameters of the audit log files such as maximum size of audit log file, and maximum number of old audit files.
Contents of the recovery log
The recovery log helps you to trace the reasons for an inconsistent system state. SnapDrive for UNIX generates this file when some operation stops working.