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TitleWhere can I find "messages" files and "dmesg" files in identiFi controller?
Question
Where can I find "messages" files and "dmesg" files in identiFi controller?
Environment
  • identiFi
Answer
You can find the "messages" files and "dmesg" files under /var/log/ directory in identiFi controller after accessing "shell" mode via SSH.

1. SSH to identiFi controller

2. Enter "shell" mode by executing "shell" command

EWC.extremenetworks.com# shell
Password:
root@EWC:~#


3. Move to /var/log directory
root@EWC:/var/controller/tech_support# cd /var/log
root@EWC:/var/log# ls -al
total 12536
drwxr-xr-x  4 root   root       4096 Nov 24 15:20 .
drwxr-xr-x 17 root   root       4096 Jun 17  2016 ..
drwxr-xr-x  2 apache apache     4096 Nov 24 14:46 apache
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root      21422 Mar 22 17:11 audit
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root     708250 Mar 22 17:10 debug
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root      15454 Nov 30 05:12 dmesg
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root         24 Nov 30 05:12 dport_macs
-rw-r--r--  1 root       24   293460 Mar 22 17:00 lastlog
prw-r--r--  1 root   root          0 Nov 24 14:46 lbs.pipe
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root   11996237 Mar 22 17:14 messages
prw-r--r--  1 root   root          0 Nov 24 14:46 mu_s_mgr.pipe
prw-r--r--  1 root   root          0 Nov 24 14:46 ru_s_mgr.pipe
drwxr-xr-x  2 root   root       4096 Mar 22 00:30 sa
prw-r--r--  1 root   root          0 Nov 24 14:46 sadb.pipe
-rw-------  1 root   root      40693 Jan 14 09:51 slpd.log
root@EWC:/var/log#


4. After accessing remote FTP server, you can upload the "messages" file or "dmesg" file which you want
ftp <ftp-server ip>
put dmesg
put messages
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