12.2. Red Hat Gluster Storage Component Logs and Location

The table lists the component, services, and functionality based logs in the Red Hat Gluster Storage Server. As per the File System Hierarchy Standards (FHS) all the log files are placed in the /var/log directory.

Table 12.1. 

Component/Service Name Location of the Log File Remarks
glusterd /var/log/glusterfs/glusterd.log One glusterd log file per server. This log file also contains the snapshot and user logs.
gluster commands /var/log/glusterfs/cmd_history.log Gluster commands executed on a node in a Red Hat Gluster Storage Trusted Storage Pool is logged in this file.
bricks /var/log/glusterfs/bricks/<path extraction of brick path>.log One log file per brick on the server
rebalance /var/log/glusterfs/VOLNAME-rebalance.log One log file per volume on the server
self heal deamon /var/log/glusterfs/glustershd.log One log file per server
  • /var/log/glusterfs/quotad.log Log of the quota daemons running on each node.
  • /var/log/glusterfs/quota-crawl.log Whenever quota is enabled, a file system crawl is performed and the corresponding log is stored in this file
  • /var/log/glusterfs/quota-mount-VOLNAME.log An auxiliary FUSE client is mounted in <gluster-run-dir>/VOLNAME of the glusterFS and the corresponding client logs found in this file.
One log file per server (and per volume from quota-mount.
Gluster NFS (Deprecated) /var/log/glusterfs/nfs.log One log file per server
SAMBA Gluster /var/log/samba/glusterfs-VOLNAME-<ClientIP>.log If the client mounts this on a glusterFS server node, the actual log file or the mount point may not be found. In such a case, the mount outputs of all the glusterFS type mount operations need to be considered.
NFS - Ganesha/var/log/ganesha/ganesha.log, /var/log/ganesha/ganesha-gfapi.logOne log file per server
FUSE Mount /var/log/ glusterfs/<mountpoint path extraction>.log  
Geo-replication /var/log/glusterfs/geo-replication/<master> /var/log/glusterfs/geo-replication-slaves  
gluster volume heal VOLNAME info command /var/log/glusterfs/glfsheal-VOLNAME.log One log file per server on which the command is executed.
SwiftKrbAuth (Deprecated) /var/log/httpd/error_log  
Command Line Interface logs /var/log/glusterfs/cli.log This file captures log entries for every command that is executed on the Command Line Interface(CLI).