Network Storage Protocols Discussions
Where can I find the syslog log file...If it is there what are the settings I have to go through to enable the creation of syslog and what is its format????
Syslog file is at /etc/syslog.conf (cifs share will be \\filername\etc$\syslog.conf)
Have a look at this KB, explains how to setup syslog.
or do you mean the messages file?
You might want to have a look at /etc/messages if you are after a general record of what the filer has been up to recently.
In our environment ,we are not able to view the latest syslog messages as well ie : cant view messages ,however can easily view messages.0 nad messages.1 files ..
you have to give path to the message file, if multiple vfilers running then replace vol0 with the path to the vfiler root.
You are using back slashes: rdfile \etc\messages
You need to use forward slashes: rdfile /etc/messages