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Applies to SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8

19 Log Files

Find a list of log files below, sorted according to the nodes where they can be found.

19.1 On the Administration Server

  • Crowbar Web Interface: /var/log/crowbar/production.log

  • Chef server: /var/log/chef/server.log

  • Chef expander: /var/log/chef/expander.log

  • Chef client (for the Administration Server only): /var/log/chef/client.log

  • Upgrade log files (only available if the Administration Server has been upgraded from a previous version using suse-cloud-upgrade): /var/log/crowbar/upgrade/*

  • Apache SOLR (Chef's search server): /var/log/chef/solr.log

  • HTTP (AutoYaST) installation server for provisioner barclamp: /var/log/apache2/provisioner-{access,error}_log

  • Log file from mirroring SMT repositories (optional): /var/log/smt/smt-mirror.log

  • Default SUSE log files: /var/log/messages, /var/log/zypper.log etc.

  • Syslogs for all nodes: /var/log/nodes/*.log (these are collected via remote syslogging)

  • Other client node log files saved on the Administration Server:

    • /var/log/crowbar/sledgehammer/d*.log: Initial Chef client run on nodes booted using PXE prior to discovery by Crowbar.

    • /var/log/crowbar/chef-client/d*.log: Output from Chef client when proposals are applied to nodes. This is the first place to look if a barclamp proposal fails to apply.

19.2 On All Other Crowbar Nodes

Logs for when the node registers with the Administration Server:

  • /var/log/crowbar/crowbar_join/errlog

  • /var/log/crowbar/crowbar_join/$TOPIC.{log,err}: STDOUT/STDERR from running commands associated with $TOPIC when the node joins the Crowbar cluster. $TOPIC can be:

    • zypper: package management activity

    • ifup: network configuration activity

    • Chef: Chef client activity

    • time: starting of ntp client

  • Chef client log: /var/log/chef/client.log

  • Default SUSE log files: /var/log/messages, /var/log/zypper.log etc.

19.3 On the Control Node(s)

On setups with multiple Control Nodes log files for certain services (such as keystone.log) are only available on the nodes where the services are deployed.

  • /var/log/apache2/openstack-dashboard-*: Logs for the OpenStack Dashboard

  • /var/log/ceilometer/*: Ceilometer log files.

  • /var/log/cinder/*: Cinder log files.

  • /var/log/glance/*: Glance; log files.

  • /var/log/heat/*: Heat log files.

  • /var/log/keystone/*: Keystone log files.

  • /var/log/neutron/*: Neutron log files.

  • /var/log/nova/*: various log files relating to Nova services.

  • /var/log/rabbitmq/*: RabbitMQ log files.

  • /var/log/swift/*: Swift log files.

19.4 On Compute Nodes


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