FileLog - Traces File Server operations
The FileLog file records a trace of File Server (fileserver process)
operations on the local machine and describes any error conditions it
If the FileLog file does not already exist in the /var/log/openafs
directory when the File Server starts, the server process creates it
and writes initial start-up messages to it. If there is an existing
file, the File Server renames it to FileLog.old, overwriting the
existing FileLog.old file if it exists.
The file is in ASCII format. Administrators listed in the
/etc/openafs/server/UserList file can use the bos getlog command to
display its contents. Alternatively, log onto the file server machine
and use a text editor or a file display command such as the UNIX cat
command. By default, the mode bits on the FileLog file grant the
required "r" (read) permission to all users.
The File Server records operations only as it completes them, and
cannot recover from failures by reviewing the file. The log contents
are useful for administrative evaluation of process failures and other
UserList(5), bos_getlog(8), fileserver(8)
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