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show log

show log—Display the contents of system log (syslog) files.

Command Syntax

show log filename [tail number]

Options

Filename
filename
Name of the syslog file.
Last Lines in the File
tail number
Display the last lines in the file. In number, specify the number of lines to display.

Output Fields

The output is self-explanatory.

Example Output

vEdge# show log messages tail 10
local7.info: Jan 25 13:46:42 vedge DHCP_CLIENT[651]: %Viptela-vedge-DHCP_CLIENT-6-INFO-1300004: Requesting renew [50%] for interface eth0 address 10.0.1.33/24
local7.info: Jan 25 13:46:42 vedge DHCP_CLIENT[651]: %Viptela-vedge-DHCP_CLIENT-6-INFO-1300010: Renewed address 10.0.1.33/24 for interface eth0
local7.info: Jan 25 13:46:42 vedge DHCP_CLIENT[651]: %Viptela-vedge-vdhcpcd-6-INFO-1400002: Notification: 1/25/2018 21:46:42 dhcp-address-renewed severity-level:minor host-name:"vm13" system-ip::: vpn-id:512 if-name:"eth0" client-mac:"00:50:56:00:01:21" ip:10.0.1.33 
auth.info: Jan 25 14:11:31 vedge sshd[31600]: Accepted publickey for admin from 10.0.1.1 port 59156 ssh2: RSA SHA256:pkFQ5wE//DmiA0d0JU1rOt91CMTVGkscm9wLSYQrI1s
authpriv.info: Jan 25 14:11:31 vedge sshd[31600]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened for user admin by (uid=0)
local1.info: Jan 25 14:11:32 vedge confd[474]: audit user: admin/99 assigned to groups: viptela-reserved-system-write-task,netadmin
local1.info: Jan 25 14:11:32 vedge confd[474]: audit user: admin/99 CLI 'startup'
local1.info: Jan 25 14:11:32 vedge confd[474]: audit user: admin/99 CLI aborted
local7.info: Jan 25 14:11:34 vedge SYSMGR[257]: %Viptela-vedge-sysmgrd-6-INFO-1400002: Notification: 1/25/2018 22:11:34 system-login-change severity-level:minor host-name:"vm13" system-ip::: user-name:"admin" user-id:99 
local1.info: Jan 25 14:11:38 vedge confd[474]: audit user: admin/99 CLI 'show log messages tail 10'

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 17.1.

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