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The structure and content of the various log files is outlined below:

Activity Display Buffer
File Name: HIyymmdd_hh.BUF
Free Form.  No structure.
This contains all of the text that you see in the Active Display Console window.

Application Information
File Name: APyymmdd.LOG
The log file is Quoted/Comma Delimited for easy parsing.
The record structure is as follows:
"Date", "Time", "Event", "Info"
Contains application events such as application start, stop, error, etc...

Date
The date that the record was generated.

Time
The time that the record was generated.

Event
The event ID associated to the application log entry.

START
An instance of ipSentry was started.

END
An instance of ipSentry was terminated.

PAUSE
ipSentry monitoring has been paused.

RESUME
ipSentry monitoring has been resumed.

ERROR
An application critical error has occurred

RVCONNECT
A connection has been established to the remote view port.

RVDISC
A connection has been disconnected from the remote view port.

RVKILL
A remote viewing connection has been terminated.

CLEARSTATS
Up time statistics were cleared.

CLEARCOUNTERS
Failure counters have been cleared.

CLEARESC
Escalation counters have been cleared.

CONNBACUKP
A connection has been established on the backup (redundant monitoring) port.

Info
Contains freeform descriptive information regarding the logged entry.

Monitoring Information
File Name: MOyymmdd.LOG
The log file is Quoted/Comma Delimited for easy parsing.
The record structure is as follows:
Date, Time, Event, Machine Name, Machine Description., Monitor Info, Result ID, Result Description, Action Time, Result Value, Result Info, Total Time
Contains the information regarding each monitored entry.

Date
The date that the record was generated.

Time
The time that the record was generated.

Event
The monitored entry base type as one of the following:

NETWORK
Basic network device test.

DRIVE
Drive space test.

SERVICE
Service monitoring test.

ADDIN
Add-In Component - see name and description

REFERENCE
Reference test.

Machine Name
Name of the device being monitored.

Machine Description
Description of the device being monitored.

Monitor Info
Details regarding the entry configuration depending on type.

NETWORK
Contains the remote address and port being monitored.

DRIVE
Contains the drive specification being monitored.

SERVICE
Contains the services list for services being monitored.

ADDIN
Contains the add-in loader class name.

REFERENCE
Contains the maximum reference weight being checked.

Result ID
This is a numeric value identifying the result information.  Possible values are:

SUCCESS (0)
Monitoring was successful

DOWNTIMESCHED (1)
Item was skipped due to an active Down Time Schedule

DEPFAIL (2)
Item was skipped due to being a dependent of a failed item.

DEPSUSPENDED (3)
Item was skipped due to being a dependent of a suspended item.

SUSPENDED (4)
Item was skipped because it was suspended.

CONNECTFAIL (5)
The entry failed while attempting to connect.
(Result Value = Status Code or Zero if Timed Out. [see Result Info for Description])

SENDFAIL (6)
The entry failed while attempting to send data to host.
(Result Value = Status Code (see Result Info))

RECVFAIL (7)
The entry failed (or timed out) waiting to received data from host.
(Result Value = Status Code (see Result Info))

NOSHARE (8)
The Drive Monitoring entry failed to connect to the share.

NOSPACE (9)
The Drive Monitoring entry failed due to lack of disk space.

SVCSTOP (10)
The NT Service Monitoring entry failed because the service was "Stopped"

SVCSUS (11)
The NT Service Monitoring entry failed because the service was "Paused"

SVCOTHER (12)
The NT Service Monitoring entry failed because the service was not in "Running" state (inaccessible, starting, stopping, etc..)

ADDINFAIL (13)
The Add-In returned a failure response.
(Result Value = Result Code return by add-in [ see Result Info for detail])

REVERSED (14)
The "Reverse Alert" triggered the failure.

POLLCOUNT (15)
The item was skipped since the Poll Count threshold had not yet been reached.
(Result Value = Current Poll Count)

OTHER (-1)
Undefined ID - App Error, etc..
(Result Value = Error Code (see Result Info))

 

Result Description
Text value associated to the Result ID. 

Action Time
The monitoring result time (in milliseconds).
For ICMP-Ping, this is the packet response time.
For HTTP, POP, etc.. this is the time to Connect, Send, Receive.
For Drive Space Monitoring, this is the time to retrieve the drive space.
For NT Service Monitoring, this is the time to obtain the Service Status.
For Add-In monitoring, this is the time to process the Add-In.

Result Value
An internal value which is dependent on the monitoring style as well as the result of the monitoring.
For Drive Space Monitoring, this is normally the disk space reported.
If ICMP Timed out, this will be a zero (0)

Result Info
Freeform summary information regarding the Result Value, Error Description, etc...

Total Time
The total number of milliseconds for the monitored entry even from start to finish.   This includes all alerts being processed, failures logged, etc...

Alerting Information
File Name: ALyymmdd.LOG
Date, Time, Event, Machine Name, Machine State, Alert Info, Alert Time, Result ID, Result, Result Info
Contains the information regarding each alert attempt made on any entry.

Date
Contains the "Short" style date and is dependent on your system configuration.
i.e. m/d/yy - To include the century, change your "Short Date" format system setting accordingly.

Time
Contains the "Medium" style time and is dependent on your system configuration.
i.e. HH:mm:ss - See your TIME FORMAT settings for your system.

Event
The alert Event logging the entry.  Possible events are:

AUDIBLE
An Audible Alert was triggered.

PAGER
A Pager Alert was triggered.

MAIL
An Email Alert was triggered.

EXEC
An External Command Launch Alert was triggered.

X10
An X10 Alert was triggered.

ADDIN
An Add-In Alert was triggered.

SYSLOG
A Syslog Messaging Alert was triggered

Machine Name
The monitored entry that caused the alert to be triggered. NAME

Machine State
The state of the monitored entry causing the alert (UP or DOWN)

Alert Info
Free-form information regarding the alert settings used.

Alert Time
Total number of milliseconds for the alert to be processed.

Result ID
0 = Success (NO ERROR)
1 = Failure (ERROR)

Result
Numeric value representing the alert result.  If Result ID=1, this is usually an error number associated with the reason the alert failed.

Result Info
Free-form information regarding the alert result. Error Message, General Result Info, etc...

 

 

 



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