NCS normally writes log messages to /var/log/messages.
NCS installation writes log messages to /var/opt/novell/install/ncslog.
NCS configuration writes log messages to /var/log/YaST2/y2log.
You can view cluster events logged in the /admin/Novell/Cluster/EventLog.xml file by using the Clusters plug-in for Novell iManager. Go to > , select the cluster, then click . For information, see Section 9.5, Viewing the Cluster Event Log in iManager.
You can also copy the /admin/Novell/Cluster/EventLog.xml file to a working location, and then use the cat command to display the file. For information, see Section 9.6, Viewing the Cluster Event Log at the Command Line.
NCS writes cluster resource runtime messages to files under /var/opt/novell/log/ncs/. Output log files are named with the resource name, the type of script (load, unload, or monitor), and the .out extension (<resource_name>.<load|unload|monitor>.out). For example: /var/opt/novell/log/ncs/myresource.unload.out reports the log for the myresource unload script messages.