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Article ID: 118984, created on Dec 3, 2013, last review on Dec 29, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Odin Business Automation Standard


Is it possible to setup remote logging for OBAS logs? In other words, to have log files (for example /var/log/hspc/xml_api.log) being constantly managed on a remote server.


This is possible to configure log files path for different location than '/var/log/' using the following steps:

  1. Mount corresponding Samba share or NFS to some mount point on a local NFS;
  2. Reconfigure OBAS logger (/etc/hspc/logger.conf):

     <param name="filename" value="/var/log/hspc/hspc.log"/>
     <param name="filename" value="/var/log/taskman.log"/>
     <param name="filename" value="/var/log/hspc/upgrade.log"/>
     <param name="filename" value="/var/log/hspc/xml_api.log"/>
     <param name="filename" value="/var/log/hspc/vzcoll.log"/>
     <param name="filename" value="/var/log/hspc/vzcoll_transport.log"/>
  3. Restart OBAS services to apply the changes:

    ~# /etc/init.d/hspcd restart

Warning: Restart of the hspcd service will cause OBAS downtime for about 10-60 seconds.

NOTE: no guarantees can be given for such configuration including correct log rotation, start-up and run-time failures and so on.

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