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Monitoring System Log Messages with the J-Web Event Viewer
To monitor errors and events that occur on the device, select Monitor > Events and Alarms > View Events in the
J-Web user interface (see Figure 35).
Figure 35: View Events Page
The J-Web View Events page displays the following information
about each event:
- Process—System process that generated the error
- Severity— A severity level indicates how seriously
the triggering event affects routing platform functions. Only messages
from the facility that are rated at that level or higher are logged.
Possible severities and their corresponding color code are:
- Debug/Info/Notice (Green)—Indicates conditions that
are not errors but are of interest or might warrant special handling.
- Warning (Yellow)—Indicates conditions that warrant
- Error (Blue)—Indicates standard error conditions
that generally have less serious consequences than errors in the emergency,
alert, and critical levels.
- Critical (Pink)—Indicates critical conditions, such
as hard drive errors.
- Alert (Orange)—Indicates conditions that require
immediate correction, such as a corrupted system database.
- Emergency (Red)—Indicates system panic or other
conditions that cause the routing platform to stop functioning.
- Event ID—Unique ID of the error or event. The prefix
on each code identifies the generating software process. The rest
of the code indicates the specific event or error.
- Event Description—Displays a more detailed explanation
of the message.
- Time—Time that the error or event occurred.
To control which errors and events are displayed in the list,
use the following options:
- System Log File—Specify the name of the system log
file that records the errors and events.
- Process—Specify the system processes that generate
the events you want to display. To view all the processes
running on your system, enter the show system processes CLI
- Date From—Specify the beginning of the date range
that you want to monitor. Set the date using the calendar pick tool.
- To—Specify the end of the date range that you want
to monitor. Set the date using the calendar pick tool.
- Event ID—Specify the specific ID of the error or
event that you want to monitor. For a complete list of system error
and event IDs, see the Junos Software System Log Messages
- Description—Enter a description for the errors or
- Search—Fetches the errors and events specified in
the search criteria.
- Reset—Clears the cache of errors and events that
were previously selected.
- Generate Report—Creates an HTML report based on
the specified parameters.
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