When you request technical support, you might be requested to provide log files. The following tables show you where the files are located and describes their purpose.

Table 1. OpenStack Management Server Logs

File Name

Description

/var/log/apache2/access.log

Logs access to the VMware Integrated OpenStack Manager.

/var/log/apache2/error.log

Logs access errors for the VMware Integrated OpenStack Manager.

/var/log/column/ansible.log

Logs Ansible service activity.

/var/log/jarvis/jarvis.log

Logs Jarvis service activity.

/var/log/jarvis/pecan.log

Logs Pecan framework service activity.

/var/log/oms/oms.log

Logs VMware Integrated OpenStack Manager service activity.

/var/log/oms/register-plugin.log

Logs VMware Integrated OpenStack plugin registration activity.

/var/log/osvmw/osvmw-exceptions.log

Logs exceptions to osvmw service.

/var/log/osvmw/osvmw.log

Logs osvmw service activity.

/var/log/viocli/viocli.log

Logs viocli (VMware Integrated OpenStack CLI) service activity.

/var/log/viomon/viomon.log

Logs VMware Integrated OpenStack monitoring activity.

/var/log/viopatch/*.log

Logs upgrade and patching activity.

/var/log/bootsequence.log

Logs booting activity.

Table 2. Controller Logs

File Name

Description

/var/log/apache2/access.log

Logs VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard access activity.

/var/log/apache2/error.log

Logs Horizon (VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard) general activity.

/var/log/atop/atop_<YYYYMMDD>

Atop is the OpenStack resource monitoring tool. Resource usage such as CPU, memory, and disk usage is sampled every 60 seconds and logs are stored in a directory with the date in YYYYMMDD format. Logs are rotated every 3 days by default.

/var/log/cinder/cinder-api.log

Logs Cinder API service activity.

/var/log/cinder/cinder-scheduler.log

Logs Cinder Scheduler service activity.

/var/log/cinder/cinder-volume.log

Logs Cinder volume service activity.

/var/log/glance/glance-api.log

Logs Glance API service activity.

/var/log/glance/glance-registry.log

Logs Glance registry service activity.

/var/log/glance/manage.log

Logs Glance service general activity.

/var/log/heat/heat-api.log

Logs Heat API service activity.

/var/log/heat/heat-api-cfn.log

Logs Heat service general activity.

/var/log/heat/heat-api-cloudwatch.log

Logs Heat service general activity.

/var/log/heat/heat-engine.log

Logs Heat engine service activity.

/var/log/keystone/keystone.log

Logs Keystone service general activity.

/var/log/keystone/keystone-manage.log

Logs Keystone manage service activity.

/var/log/neutron/neutron-server.log

Logs Neutron server service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-api.log

Logs Nova API service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-conductor.log

Logs Nova conductor service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-consoleauth.log

Logs Nova consoleauth service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-manage.log

Logs Nova manage service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-mksproxy.log

Logs Nova mksproxy service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-novncproxy.log

Logs Nova novncproxy service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-scheduler.log

Logs Nova scheduler service activity.

Table 3. Database Logs

File Name

Description

/var/log/rabbitmq/rabbit@database01.log

Logs general RabbitMQ database activity.

/var/log/rabbitmq/shutdown_log

Logs RabbitMQ service shut-down activity.

/var/log/rabbitmq/startup_log

Logs RabbitMQ service start-up activity.

/var/log/syslog

General database logging including MySQL logging.

Table 4. Compute Logs

File Name

Description

/var/log/ceilometer/ceilometer-agent-compute.log

Logs Ceilometer agent activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-compute.log

Logs Nova compute service activity.

/var/log/nova/nova-manage.log

Logs Nova manager service activity.

/var/log/nova/vmware-vspc.log

Logs VMware Virtual Serial Port Concentrator (VSPC) activity.

Table 5. Load Balancer Logs

File Name

Description

/var/log/haproxy/haproxy.log

Logs HAProxy service activity.