System Log Explanation

Scope:

This article provides some information on what the different logs are used for, it does not cover what every log means. The most common examples are added.

 

Boot.msg File - Contains information, including the current version during the initial starting of LoadMaster. 

Warning Message File - Contains warnings logged during the operation of LoadMaster.

System Message File - Contains system events logged during the operation of LoadMaster. This includes both operating system-level and LoadMaster internal events.

Nameserver Log File - Shows the DNS name server log.

Nameserver Statistics - Shows the latest name server statistics.

IPsec IKE Log - Shows the IPsec IKE log.

WAF Event Log - Contains logs for most recently triggered WAF rules.

The WAF Event Log button does not appear if there are no WAF event logs.

Audit LogFile - Contains a log for each action that is performed by a user; either using the API or the WUI. This only functions if session management is enabled. 

 

The LoadMaster runs on a Linux Kernel so the produced log messages are Linux-based. To explain every possible log is outside the scope of this article.

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