Log Files - Online Help
Use this dialog box to select Job ID and computer options.
Select this option to send the log files of a specific job based on the job ID assigned by the Job Manager.
- If selected, only the logs associated with the specified job ID will be included.
- If deselected, logs from all jobs run on the selected computer(s) will be included.
This option is turned off by default.
Select this option to send the log files of one or more computers.
Show only selected
Select this option to view only those computers that you selected in the Computers list.
Select this option to enable searching the log files and returning only those lines that match a given text string.
Enter the text string to be searched for in the log files.
Use this dialog box to select the CommCell information you wish to include with the log files, if any.
Select this option if you wish to include the CommServe database log files.
Get Latest Database(s)
Select this option if you wish to run a new disaster recovery backup on the CommServ database and then include the latest database log files.
Select this option if you wish to include the error logs from the CommServe Database Engine. Database dump files are not included in the Send Log Files bundle that is sent through email.
Use this dialog box to select system configuration and performance logs to be included with the log files, if any.
Select this option if you wish to include logs for jobs. If logs are sent for the CommServe, existing globalflaginfo.log files are included. Globalflaginfo.log files are created by the Microsoft Global Flags Editor (GFlags) debugging tool. For information on GFlags, go to the Microsoft Developer Network website.
- Log Fragments for this job only
Select this option if you wish to include logs for a specific job.
Select this option if you want to include information such as the number volumes, amount of used space, and how many processes are running on the CommServe computer.
Select this option if you want to include file system and application event information, including the event logs.
Select this option to include a system failure dump. For example: the Dr. Watsons file for Windows or core files for UNIX.
Select this option if you want to include job results from the CommServe computer. The Job Results option also includes backup.out/restore.out files.
Select this option if you want to include the index that was created during the selected backup job, or the latest index created for the selected client or subclient.
Include database used for Optimized Scan
Select this option if you want to include the database used for the Optimized Scan feature.
Scrub Log Files
Masks host names, IP addresses, and Windows and UNIX file paths in the collected log files by replacing them with the text, "Masked."
Use this dialog box to send or save the log files.
Select this option to send log files via FTP.
- Passive FTP
Select this option to use passive FTP connection to send log files.
Select this option to send log files via HTTP.
Select this option to send log files using the last method that was successful. For example, if the last successful upload was sent via FTP, then the FTP method will be used.
Allows you to save the log files to a location on the CommCell or to another computer on the network.
- Local Path
Select this option to send log files to a location on your computer.
- Network Path
Select this option to send log files to another computer in your network.
- Impersonate User
Click to open the Change User Account dialog box to configure the user account and password that is used to access the network path.
Allows you to navigate the directory to which you want to save the log files.
Select this option to attach the log files to an email. Log files can be large files, and emails with large file attachments are often rejected by email servers. Therefore, we do not recommend you send log files as an email attachment.
If you anticipate the size of the log files will exceed the limits set by the designated mail server, you can configure the software to send portions of the log files through multiple e-mail notifications. Once the e-mail notifications are received, the receiver can concatenate the log files and view them in their entirety.
- Available Users and User Groups
Users that are able to receive notifications.
- Users to be Notified
Add or remove users within the domain that should receive notifications using the arrow buttons provided.
- Additional Recipients
If you want to send the log files to anyone else, type the e-mail addresses in this box.
- Include me in Email
Select this check box to have the software automatically send you the notifications.
- Subject (Ticket Number)
Type a subject or ticket number to be included in the subject line.
In this box, type the details of the specific problem encountered.
Use this dialog box to configure scheduling options.
Specifies this job will run immediately.
Specifies this job will be scheduled. When you click Configure, the Schedule Details dialog box will open and allow you to configure the schedule pattern.
Save As Script
Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.
When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding xml parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.
Use this dialog box to view the log files of the selected CommCell resource.
The files that reside on a given computer may differ depending on the role of the computer in the CommCell (CommServe, MediaAgent, Client). A CommServe computer contains only the CommServe log files. A computer that is both a CommServe and a Client contains the log files of both entities.
Use this dialog box to view the log files of a specific job based on the job ID assigned by the Job Manager.
Enter Job ID
The ID of the job.
You can use the SMTP Parameters dialog box to send a log file to a remote computer if you are running the software as an applet (via a Web browser). The SMTP Host dialog box contains the following fields:SMTP Host
The host where the email server exists.To
The recipient's email address.From
Your email address.Subject
The subject of the email.