- Virtual Storage Console 7.x, 9.x
- VASA 7.x, 9.x
- Storage Replication Adapter 7.x, 9.x
The following covers:
- Where to locate logs if you were to use the diagnostics shell of the appliance
- The purpose of each log
Note: To collect a log bundle that contains the following log files, please see How to gather logs for the Virtual Storage Console (VSC) plugin 7.x / 9.x using the vSphere WebClient / HTML5 UI
Logs for Virtual Storage Console are located at /opt/netapp/vscserver/log. A summary of what those logs contain are:
|Log file which logs cluster discovery related information.
|Log file which logs datastore provisioning related information, for example, creating datastore, creating a flexvol for datastore, vvol datastore, storage container information etc.
|Log file which contains vCenter registration information, vCenter related communication, managing VSC subplugins (kamino, san_host_plugins).
|Server startup information, VSC general logs, mainly used for troublesooting, errors/exceptions within the system, etc.
|Logs all incoming requests to the VSC appliance from vCenter.
|Jetty start/stop information, indicates whether Jetty server is running or not.
|All cluster discovery related information, traditional datastore related information, general information related to appliance, useful for troubleshooting.
|Service startup history.
|When VASA Provider is enabled, this log contains information about cluster push and delete to the VP server. Captures communication between VSC and VP.
Logs related to VASA and Storage Replication Adapter are located at /opt/netapp/vpserver/logs. A summary of what those logs contain are:
|Logs all ZAPIs fired by VP to Ontap.
|Logs all ZAPIs that failed to retrieve data from Ontap with ApiFailedException.
|Logs all Derby database information.
|Logs all exceptions and errors in VASA Provider, useful for troubleshooting.
|Logs for SRA server related information, SRM requests and repsonses.
|Most important file for troubleshooting, master of all vvolvp logs. Everything is logged here for debug purposes.
Files related to configuration and stored discovery data are located at /opt/netapp/vscserver/etc/vsc. Those configuration files include:
|The file contains the details of Netapp recommended ESXi Host and Other ONTAP Settings.
|This file contains the details of storage controllers added through VSC.
|This file contains the details of ESXi Hosts managed by vCenter and that are available for VSC operations.
|File which contains ONTAP RBAC roles that are required for a Cluster or SVM user in order to perform certain VSC operations through the UI. These roles are defined for cluster and direct SVM admins.