Solaris WBEM Services Administrator's Guide

Viewing Log Data

You can view all details of a log record in the Solaris Management Console (SMC) Log Viewer, an application that provides a graphical user interface for viewing recorded data. For more information on the SMC, see the man page smc(1M).

Starting Log Viewer

After you have created a log record, you can start the SMC and then its Log Viewer.

How to Start SMC and Log Viewer
  1. Change to the location of the SMC invocation command by typing the following:

    # cd /usr/sbin

  2. Start SMC by typing the following command:

    # smc

  3. In the Navigation panel, double-click This Computer (or single-click the expand/compress icon next to it) to expand the tree beneath it. Double-click System Status and the Log Viewer icon will be displayed.

  4. Click the Log Viewer icon to start the application.

Figure 5-1 Solaris Management Console, with Log Viewer Selected