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BACKUPLOG(5)		      AFS File Reference		  BACKUPLOG(5)

NAME
       BackupLog - Traces Backup Server	operations

DESCRIPTION
       The BackupLog file records a trace of Backup Server (buserver process)
       operations on the local machine and describes any error conditions it
       encounters.

       If the BackupLog	file does not already exist in the /var/openafs/logs
       directory when the Backup Server	starts,	the server process creates it
       and writes initial start-up messages to it. If there is an existing
       file, the Backup	Server renames it to BackupLog.old, overwriting	the
       existing	BackupLog.old file if it exists.

       The file	is in ASCII format. Administrators listed in the
       /usr/local/etc/openafs/server/UserList file can use the bos getlog
       command to display its contents.	Alternatively, log on to the machine
       and use a text editor or	a file display command such as the UNIX	cat
       command.	By default, the	mode bits on the BackupLog file	grant the
       required	"r" (read) permission to all users.

       The Backup 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.

SEE ALSO
       UserList(5), bos_getlog(8), buserver(8)

COPYRIGHT
       IBM Corporation 2000. <http://www.ibm.com/> All Rights Reserved.

       This documentation is covered by	the IBM	Public License Version 1.0.
       It was converted	from HTML to POD by software written by	Chas Williams
       and Russ	Allbery, based on work by Alf Wachsmann	and Elizabeth Cassell.

OpenAFS				  2016-12-14			  BACKUPLOG(5)

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