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Data ONTAP 8: Where are EMS and messages log files written in Data ONTAP 8.0?

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Clustered Data ONTAP 8

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Here is a break down of messages and EMS log files in Data ONTAP 8.0.

Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode:

EMS_decode+dblade_syslog => old messages file (/etc/messages symlink with /etc/log/messages)
mhost messages => mhost messages file (/etc/log/mlog/messages.log)
EMS only logs => ems log file (/etc/log/ems)

Data ONTAP 8.0 Cluster-Mode:

dblade_syslog => old messages file (/mroot/etc/messages symlink with /mroot/etc/log/messages)
EMS+mhost messages => mhost messages file (/mroot/etc/log/mlog/messages.log)
EMS only logs => ems log file (/mroot/etc/log/ems)

 

Additional Information

ems manual page