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VCS generates two error message logs: the engine log and the agent log. Log file names are appended by letters. Letter A indicates the first log file, B the second, C the third, and so on.

The engine log is located at /var/VRTSvcs/log/engine_A.log. The format of engine log messages is:

Timestamp (Year/MM/DD) | Mnemonic | Severity | UMI| Message Text

A typical engine log resembles:

2003/02/10 16:08:09 VCS INFO V-16-1-10077 received new

cluster membership.

The agent log is located at /var/VRTSvcs/log/agent_A.log. The format of agent log messages resembles:

Timestamp (Year/MM/DD) | Mnemonic | Severity | UMI | Agent Type | Resource Name | Entry Point | Message Text

A typical agent log resembles:

2003/02/23 10:38:23 VCS WARNING V-16-2-23331 	
Oracle:VRT:monitor:Open for ora_lgwr failed, setting cookie to 

Note that the logs on all nodes may not be identical because