About unified logging
|Article:HOWTO33248|||||Created: 2010-10-28|||||Updated: 2011-03-10|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO33248|
Unified logging and legacy logging are the two forms of debug logging used in NetBackup. Unified logging creates log file names and messages in a standardized format. All NetBackup processes use either unified logging or legacy logging.
Unlike the files that are written in legacy logging, unified logging files cannot be viewed with a text editor. The unified logging files are in binary format, and some of the information is contained in an associated resource file.
See About legacy logging.
Unlike legacy logging, unified logging does not require that you create logging subdirectories. Log files for originator IDs are written to a subdirectory with the name specified in the log configuration file. All unified logs are written to subdirectories in the following directory:
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