troubleshooting

asked 2020-01-06 17:08:36 -0600

happy75 gravatar image

Hi Openstack experts, in an openstack private cloud where there are multiple controller and compute nodes, if there are problems with some service(s), how do you know which controller/compute to look for the error messages? e.g. if the neutron is not working, how do you know which controller/compute node to look for the error message for the neutron log file? Sorry I know this is a general question but want to get some sort of guidelines on what people do to troubleshoot. Many thanks!

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answered 2020-01-06 17:28:43 -0600

updated 2020-01-06 17:29:36 -0600

If you have a largish installation, use a log management system like ELK (Elastix, logstash, Kibana), plus a system that monitors health and flags problems, such as Nagios etc.

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answered 2020-01-08 20:55:52 -0600

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if you deployed your environment using openstack-ansible you have an option to configure a log aggregator in openstack_user_config.yml under:

log_hosts:
 log1
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answered 2020-01-08 06:54:10 -0600

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thanks. I also found this video as well and it is great!

happy75 gravatar imagehappy75 ( 2020-01-08 16:13:42 -0600 )edit

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