GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Server Modules Integrated Management Controller, Release 1.0
Viewing Logs
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Viewing Logs

Viewing Logs

This chapter includes the following sections:

CIMC Log

Viewing the CIMC Log

Procedure
    Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Admin tab.
    Step 2   On the Admin tab, click CIMC Log.
    Step 3   Review the following information for each CIMC event in the log.
    Name Description

    Timestamp column

    The date and time the event occurred.

    Source column

    The software module that logged the event.

    Description column

    A description of the event.

    Clear Log button

    Clears all events from the log file.

    Note   

    This option is only available if your user ID is assigned the admin or user role.

    Step 4   From the Entries Per Page drop-down list, select the number of CIMC events to display on each page.
    Step 5   Click <Newer and Older> to move backward and forward through the pages of CIMC events, or click <<Newest to move to the top of the list. By default, the newest CIMC events are displayed at the top if the list.

    Clearing the CIMC Log

    Before You Begin

    You must log in as a user with user privileges to clear the CIMC log.

    Procedure
      Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Admin tab.
      Step 2   On the Admin tab, click CIMC Log.
      Step 3   In the CIMC Log pane, click Clear Log.
      Step 4   In the dialog box that appears, click OK.

      Sending the CIMC Log to a Remote Server

      You can configure profiles for one or two remote syslog servers to receive CIMC log entries.

      Before You Begin

      You can configure profiles for one or two remote servers to receive CIMC log entries.

      Procedure
        Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Admin tab.
        Step 2   On the Admin tab, click CIMC Log.
        Step 3   In the CIMC Log pane, click the Remote Logging tab.
        Figure 1. Remote Logging Tab



        Step 4   In either of the Remote Syslog Server dialog boxes, complete the following fields:
        Name Description

        Enabled check box

        If checked, CIMC sends log messages to the Syslog server named in the IP Address field.

        IP Address field

        The IP address of the Syslog server on which the CIMC log should be stored.

        Step 5   Click Save Changes.

        System Event Log

        Viewing the System Event Log

        Procedure
          Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Server tab.
          Step 2   On the Server tab, click System Event Log.
          Step 3   Review the following information for each system event in the log:
          Name Description

          Time column

          The time the event occurred.

          Severity column

          The event severity. This can be one of the following:

          • Unknown
          • Informational
          • Normal
          • Warning
          • Critical
          • Non-Recoverable
          Tip   

          The severity field includes both text and a color-coded icon. Green indicates normal operation. Yellow is informational. Warning, critical, and non-recoverable errors are displayed in shades of red.

          Description column

          A description of the event.

          Clear Log button

          Clears all events from the log file.

          Note   

          This option is only available if your user ID is assigned the admin or user role.

          Step 4   From the Entries Per Page drop-down list, select the number of system events to display on each page.
          Step 5   Click <Newer and Older> to move backward and forward through the pages of system events, or click <<Newest to move to the top of the list. By default, the newest system events are displayed at the top if the list.

          Clearing the System Event Log

          Before You Begin

          You must log in as a user with user privileges to clear the system event log.

          Procedure
            Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Server tab.
            Step 2   On the Server tab, click System Event Log.
            Step 3   In the System Event Log pane, click Clear Log.
            Step 4   In the dialog box that appears, click OK.