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Where are the Linux logs?

Created: 12 Jan 2012 • Updated: 12 Jan 2012 | 2 comments

Using BEWS 12 with linux agents on SLES11. Installed the 64 bit agent and started ./VRTSralus.init start, then login to the BEWS and run the backup job for said linux server and there is always a communication error or agent may not be running error. I login to the linux server and start BE agent. The agent never seems to stay running. Where would i find the logs to see what is going on? I looked on the linux server /var/logs/messages, nothing found in reference to BE agent. Are there any issues with the 64 bit agent on SLES11. Oh, btw, it is BEWS12 agent.

I started beremote with debug options and tried to browse the linux server using the BEWS, the debug file just cuts off, i never see the error! This server has 2 NICs in it; 1 on the trusted network which is where the BEWS is and 1 on the optional network. A netstat shows beremote bound to 0.0.0.0. Is there a way to bind beremote to 1 ip? And would this even help.

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pkh's picture

BE 12 does not support SLES 11.  You would need to upgrade to BE 2010 R3. See the SCL's below

BE 12.0 Software (SCL)

BE 2010|2010 R2|2010 R3 Software (SCL)

If you are on a current maintenance contract, the upgrade is free and you can upgrade directly from BE 12 to BE 2010 R3.

FORGIVEN's picture

Just saw your post pkh....

Bummer, i dont think we are on a mait. contract but i will check with the boss. Thanks