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21. Where to Look if Problems Arise?

In the face of any problem, Pandora FMS offers different tools to take measures:

  • Diagnostic tool: in Admin tools -> Diagnostic info, it will provide you with a list of essential system information.


  • Event viewer: In Events -> View events, it displays all the events generated in your environment and allows working with them in a simple way.


  • Audit viewer: In Admin Tools -> System audit log, it shows monitoring environment detailed information.


Advanced information sources

Information sources (logs) where you may look for more information, errors, etc:

  • "/var/log/pandora/pandora_server.log''. Server log file that contains very important clues. If you want more details, modify the ''verbosity'' parameter of the server configuration file to show more details.
  • ''/var/log/pandora/pandora_server.error''. Log file of not captured server errors. It contains traces of errors not handled by the server, they are usually bad stuff.
  • "/var/log/pandora/pandora_agent.log''. Unix agent log file.
  • ''%PROGRAM_FILES%\pandora_agent\pandora_agent.log''. Windows agent log file.
  • ''/var/www/html/pandora_console/log/console.log'', Pandora FMS console log file.
  • "/var/log/httpd/error_log'', Apache server error log file (httpd).
  • "/var/log/messages'', system log file.