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Junos Space Network Management Platform Log Files Overview

 

Junos Space Network Management Platform log files contain useful information that help you to identify, analyze, and troubleshoot issues related to Junos Space Network Management Platform. The software components of Junos Space Network Management Platform—JBoss, Apache Web server, MySQL, and CentOS—generate these log files.

Table 1 lists log files related to the software components of Junos Space Network Management Platform.

Table 1: Junos Space Network Management Platform Log Files

Software Component

Description of the Log Files

Apache Web server

Log files from the Apache Web server, NMA, and Web proxy

JBoss

Log files from JBoss, Junos Space core, and hosted Junos Space applications

MySQL

Log files from MySQL servers

CentOS

Linux-based system log messages

Node Management Agent

Log files for system statuses and Junos Space and watchdog processes

In addition to the log files related to software components, you can also refer to the /var/log/install.log log file for information about Junos Space Platform upgrades and Junos Space application installations.

Apache Web Server Log Files

You can view the Apache Web server log files to view information related to HTTPS requests, Apache modules, and CGI programs.

Table 2 lists the Apache Web server log files.

Table 2: Apache Web Server Log Files

Log File

Description

/var/log/httpd/access_log

Logs related to incoming HTTPS requests

/var/log/httpd/error_log

Error logs for both Apache Web server modules and CGI programs

/var/log/httpd/ssl_error_log

Error logs related to SSL certificates

JBoss Application Server Log Files

JBoss is used as an application server in Junos Space Network Management Platform. It provides a runtime environment for plug-and-play Junos Space applications and supports standard packaging of pluggable applications based on the .ear file format. It also supports hot plug-and-play deployment of Junos Space applications when the system is fully operational.

JBoss provides three configuration options: minimal, default, and all. Junos Space Network Management Platform specifies all as the default JBoss configuration option.

Table 3 lists the JBoss directories.

Table 3: JBoss Directories

Type of JBoss Directory

JBoss Directory

Home directory

/usr/local/jboss

Log directory

/var/log/jboss

Data directory

/var/spool/jboss

tmp directory

/var/tmp/jboss

Table 4 lists the JBoss log files available in the /var/log/jboss/servers/server1/ directory. You can also refer to the console file available in the /var/log/jboss/ directory for console messages from JBoss.

Table 4: Joss Log Files

Log File Name

Description

boot.log

JBoss boot log file

console.log

Console log file

process-controller.log

Log file that contains records about starting and stopping services in domain mode

host-controller.log

Log file that contains information about the host controller that starts and stops the application server

provisioning.log

Service Provisioning application log file

server.log

JBoss Application server log file

long-jpa-txn.log

EJB transactions log file

Provisioning.log

Network Activate log file

Qos.log

QoS Design log file

SD.log

Security Director log file

The Junos Space Service Provisioning application stores XML data files in the /var/tmp/jboss/debug directory for debugging purposes. Service request deployment, service functional audits, and any reported deployment errors from the devices are captured and stored in these XML data files.

MySQL Database Log Files

You use the MySQL database log files to view information related to the Junos Space Network Management Platform database.

Table 5 lists the MySQL database log files.

Table 5: MySQL Database Log Files

Log File

Description

/var/log/mysqld.log

Primary log file for MySQL-related procedures

var/lib/mysql/log-slow-queries.log

Log file for slow queries

Node Management Agent Log Files

A Node Management Agent (NMA) is a daemon that runs on every Junos Space node. An NMA manages the configuration files for the software components of Junos Space Network Management Platform—JBoss, MySQL, and Apache. An NMA also monitors the usage of system resources, such as CPU, memory, and disk space, and the health of the other server processes.

Table 6 lists the NMA log files.

Table 6: NMA Log Files

Log File

Description

/var/log/nma.log

Logs that contain information about operations executed on the NMA

/var/log/httpd/error_log

Error logs from NMA CGI scripts

/var/log/watchdog

Logs related to starting and stopping processes on Junos Space Network Management Platform

/var/log/SystemStatusLog

Logs related to CPU, memory, and disk space usage by Junos Space Network Management Platform