This task describes how to gather basic system information. With it, you can gather system information as well as to generate debug information for different components of the PATROL Knowledge Module for UNIX and Linux.
Select the check boxes of the log files that you want BMC PATROL to capture. Following table lists the options in the order that they appear in the dialog box.
Select Log Files to Collect Options
All Logs Contained in $PATROL_HOME/log
Gathers log information from all the log files stored in the BMC PATROL log directory
Agent Error Log
Gathers log information the BMC PATROL Agent
DCM Debug Log
Gathers log information from the Data Collection Manager executable used in the DCM collection method
Gathers log information from the C library loaded by the BMC PATROL Agent during runtime so that it can read and write to FIFO
Gathers log information from the bgscollect executable, which accesses the kernel, retrieves the requested data, and writes it to the shared memory segment
Gathers log information from the MrConsumer library, which is used by DCM to read the data from the shared memory segment written by bgscollect executable