This is the documentation for Cloudera Manager 5.1.0.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Viewing Cloudera Manager Server and Agent Logs

To help you troubleshoot problems, you can view the Cloudera Manager Server and Agent logs. You can view these logs in the Logs page or in specific pages for the logs.

Viewing Cloudera Manager Server and Agent Logs in the Logs Page

  1. Select Diagnostics > Logs on the top navigation bar.
  2. Click Select Sources to display the log source list.
  3. Uncheck the All Sources checkbox.
  4. Check the Cloudera Manager checkbox to view both Agent and Server logs, or click to the left of Cloudera Manager, and check either the Agent or Server checkbox.
  5. Click Search.
For more information about the Logs page, see Logs.

Viewing the Cloudera Manager Server Log

  1. Select Diagnostics > Server Log on the top navigation bar.
  Note: You can also view the Cloudera Manager Server log at /var/log/cloudera-scm-server/cloudera-scm-server.log on the server host.

Viewing the Cloudera Manager Agent Log

  1. Click the Hosts tab.
  2. Click the link for the host where you want to see the Agent log.
  3. In the Details panel, click the Details link in the Host Agent field.
  4. Click the Agent Log link.
  Note: You can also view the Cloudera Manager Agent log at /var/log/cloudera-scm-agent/cloudera-scm-agent.log on the Agent hosts.