How to enable system log (syslog) on AIX systems to log VERITAS NetBackup (tm) media manager messages

Article:TECH16310  |  Created: 2001-01-25  |  Updated: 2009-01-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH16310
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



How to enable system log (syslog) on AIX systems to log VERITAS NetBackup (tm) media manager messages

Solution



1. Edit the file /etc/syslog.conf:
vi /etc/syslog.conf

2. Add the following line:
*.err;*.debug;*.crit /var/adm/ras/syslog

3. Save the changes.

4. Create the log file and restart the daemon:
touch /var/adm/ras/syslog
chmod 770 /var/adm/ras/syslog
stopsrc -s syslogd
startsrc -s syslogd

5. Enable NetBackup logging by stopping and restarting the ltid daemon (in verbose mode):
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/bp.kill_all
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/initbprd
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/ltid -v



Legacy ID



240478


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH16310


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