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Menu Items

Event Log

Displaying the

To display the Event Log, select the Event Log menu in the Web

Event Log

interface or press CTRL + L in the Control Console interface.

 

The Event Log displays the following information for the most recent 300

 

events for the MasterSwitch PDU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item

Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

The date on which the event occurred (DD/MM/YYYY)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time

The time at which the event occurred (HH:MM:SS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event

Description of the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retrieving the Event Log by using FTP

To retrieve the Event Log using client-sideFTP:

1.From an MS-DOS prompt, typeftp card-ip,wherecard-ip is theIP address of your MasterSwitchPDU.

2.After you log into the unit's FTP server, typedir. The screen displays information similar to the following:

ftp>dir

200 Command okay.

150 Opening data connection for /.

--wx-wx-wx1 apc apc 262144 Jul 5 2000 aos253.bin--wx-wx-wx1 apc apc 458752 Jul 5 2000 msp202.bin-r--r--r--1 apc apc 4096 Jul 5 2000 event.txt 226 Closing data connection.

ftp: 194 bytes received in 0.00Seconds 194000.00Kbytes/sec.

ftp>

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Retrieving the

3. Type get event.txt. The MasterSwitchPDU transmits the Event

Event Log by using

Log, containing at least the last 300 events, to your specified drive.

FTP, continued

The screen displays information similar to the following.

 

 

ftp>get event.txt

 

 

200 Command okay.

 

 

150 Opening data connection for event.txt

 

 

226 Closing data connection.

 

 

ftp: 3694 bytes received in 0.11Seconds

 

 

33.58Kbytes/sec.

 

 

ftp>

Using a

To view the event.txt file after you obtain it, use a spreadsheet

spreadsheet to

application. The file is TAB-delimitedfor automatic formatting of

view the Event Log

columns.

 

Note:

When you import the event.txt file into a spreadsheet, the

 

 

spreadsheet may display the year in the date fields as only two

 

 

digits instead of the four digits logged and displayed by the

 

 

MasterSwitch PDU. To display the year as four digits, select a

 

 

four-digitdate format in the spreadsheet.

 

The event.txt file also includes the following information that is not

 

shown in the Web and Control Console Event Log screens:

 

The version of the event.txt file format (first field).

 

The date and time at which the event.txt file was retrieved.

 

The Name, Contact, Location, and IP address for the unit’s

 

 

Management Card.

 

A unique Event Code for every type of event.

Deleting the Event

To delete the Event Log, type del event.txt. You are not prompted

Log in the FTP

to confirm the deletion. The screen displays information similar to the

interface

following:

ftp>del event.txt

250 Requested file action okay, completed. ftp>

A new event.txt file is created immediately in response to the Deleted

Log event.

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