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       VolserLog - Traces Volume Server operations


       The VolserLog file records a trace of Volume Server (volserver process) operations on the
       local machine and describes any error conditions it encounters.

       If the VolserLog file does not already exist in the /var/log/openafs directory when the
       Volume Server starts, the server process creates it and writes initial start-up messages
       to it.

       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 VolserLog file grant the required "r" (read)
       permission to all users.

       The Volume Server records operations only as it completes them, and so cannot recover from
       failures by reviewing the file. The log contents are useful for administrative evaluation
       of process failures and other problems.


       UserList(5), bos_getlog(8), volserver(8)


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