Log files

Landscape generates several log files in /var/log/landscape:

  • anonymous-metrics.log: logs from the anonymous-metrics cron about the Ubuntu version, Landscape server version and the number of registered computers.
  • api.log: log for API server; the API services handles requests from landscape-api clients
  • appserver.log: output of the application server
  • async-frontend.log: log for async-frontend server; the async front end delivers AJAX-style content to the web user interface
  • distributed-lock.log: log for the distributed lock, which ensures there is at most one instance of scripts running at a time
  • hash-id-databases.log: logs from the script which builds the list of available packages
  • job-handler.log: log for job-handler server; the job handler service controls individual back-end tasks on the server
  • landscape-profiles.log: output from the cron job generating profiles
  • landscape-quickstart.log: post installation script logs
  • landscape-setup.log: logs from the setup script
  • maintenance-script.log: output of that cron job; removes old monitoring data and performs other maintenance tasks
  • message_server.log: output of message server; the message server handles communication between the clients and the server
  • meta-releases.log: log from the meta-releases script, which checks periodically if there are new ubuntu releases
  • package-search.log: log from the package-search service; this service allows searching for packages by name through the web interface
  • package-upload.log: output of package-upload server, which is used in repository management for upload pockets, which are repositories that hold packages that are uploaded to them by authorized users
  • pingserver.log: output of pingserver; the pingserver tracks client heartbeats to watch for unresponsive clients
  • process-alerts.log: output of the cron job used to trigger alerts and send out alert email messages
  • syncldsreleases.log: daily cron job that checks for new Landscape On-Premises release versions
  • update-security-db.log: output of the cron job that checks for new Ubuntu Security Notices
  • update-alerts.log: output of that cron job. Used to determine which computers are offline
  • usn-script.log: output from the usn-script, which process the new data from the Ubuntu Security Notices