Event logs

An alert is a message or other indication that signals an event or an impending event. Alerts are generated by the Lenovo XClarity Controller or by UEFI in the servers. These alerts are stored in the Lenovo XClarity Controller Event Log. If the server is managed by the Chassis Management Module or by the Lenovo XClarity Administrator, alerts are automatically forwarded to those management applications.

Note: For a listing of events, including user actions that might need to be performed to recover from an event, see Messages.

Lenovo XClarity Administrator event log

If you are using Lenovo XClarity Administrator to manage server, network, and storage hardware, you can view the events from all managed devices through the XClarity Administrator.
Figure 1. Lenovo XClarity Administrator event log
Screen capture of the Lenovo XClarity Administrator event log

For more information about working with events from XClarity Administrator, see:

Viewing XClarity Administrator event logs

Chassis Management Module event log

The CMM 2 event log contains all events received by the CMM 2 from all components in the chassis, including switch modules, compute nodes, fans, and power supplies.
Figure 2. CMM 2 event log
Screen capture of the Chassis Management Module event log.

For more information about accessing the CMM event log, see:

Viewing Chassis Management Module event logs

Lenovo XClarity Controller event log

The Lenovo XClarity Controller monitors the physical state of the server and its components using sensors that measure internal physical variables such as temperature, power-supply voltages, fan speeds, and component status. The Lenovo XClarity Controller provides various interfaces to systems management software and to system administrators and users to enable remote management and control of a server.

The Lenovo XClarity Controller monitors all components of the server and posts events in the Lenovo XClarity Controller event log.
Figure 3. Lenovo XClarity Controller event log
Screen capture of the Lenovo XClarity Controller event log.

For more information about accessing the Lenovo XClarity Controller event log, see:

Viewing XClarity Controller event logs