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Netezza system Logs

Some basic info about how and where Netezza system logs are stored, recycled and deleted.

– All system level logs are written under /nz/kit/log in respective directories
– Log files can have name like <pid>.<yyyy-mm-dd> depending on the log/component
– Each log file can have atleast 1 day data upto max of 7 days
– Each log file will have timestamp, severity and message
– Except postgress log all other log files are archived every day and 30 days log files are kept by system
– Postgress logs are moved to archive when it reached 1 GB size and max of 28 days archived postgress log files are kept
– Default retention of log files can be changed bu tfor that Neteza support help is needed