Xsan 2 Administrator Guide - Viewing Xsan Logs

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Viewing Xsan Logs

You can use Xsan Admin to view the informational and diagnostic messages that Xsan
writes to a computer’s system and log.

Type to search for
entries containing
specific text.

Choose a log file.

Choose a SAN computer.

Location of the

selected log file

To view the SAN logs:
In Xsan Admin, click the Logs button at the top of the window, and then in the Logs


window that appears, use the Computer and Log pop-up menus to choose the log
you want to view.
To display entries containing specific names, times, or other text, type in the Search
field in the lower-right corner of the window.

From the Command Line
To see the log for a volume from the command line, look at the log file /Library/

The port mapper process log is in /Library/Filesystems/Xsan/debug/nssdbg.out.

The system log is in /var/log/system.log.


Chapter 7

Monitoring SAN Status

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Chapter 7

Monitoring SAN Status