OES 2018 SP2: NSS Auditing Client Logger (VLOG) Utility Reference

This reference guide describes the syntax and options for the Storage Services (NSS) Auditing Client Logger (VLOG) utility for Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2018 SP2. The VLOG utility is used with the NSS Auditing Engine.

This guide includes the following sections:


This guide is intended for system administrators or anyone who is responsible for auditing file system events on NSS file systems on OES servers.

Knowledge of the NSS file system is assumed. Some background knowledge of the host operating system is also assumed.


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Documentation Updates

The VLOG man page, vlog(8), is available on the server. Updates to the man page are delivered with any updates to the VLOG utility.

For the most recent version of the NSS Auditing Client Logger (VLOG) Reference, visit the Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP2 Documentation Web site.

Additional Documentation

Information about the NSS Auditing Engine SDK (Software Development Kit) is available on the NSS Auditing SDK Web site.