Jan
08

Common directories and files for troubleshooting VMware Horizon DaaS

Location

File Name/Services

Description

/etc

resolv.conf

Configuration file for DNS resolvers

hosts

Text file that associates IP addresses with hostnames

hostname

Current unqualified hostname on system

mtab

Lists all currently mounted filesystems along with their
initialization options

ntp.conf

Network time configuration file

/etc/network/

interface

Network interface configuration

/etc/logrotate.d/

rsyslog

  • Log rotation and pruning for logs located at
    /var/log
    – non desktone.log
  • To force log rotation run this
    command:

    logrotate
    -f/etc/logrotate.conf

    Used when a log is missing in rsyslog file and the
    file is been corrected.


/etc/init.d

dtService

Primary Horizon DaaS service

memcached

Memcached service

/var/log


Contains various logs related to appliance (jboss, ha, heartbeat,
postgres, slony, system)

/var/log/desktone

desktone.log


/var/log/desktone

Installation.log

Resides only on primary SP appliance

/usr/local/desktone


bin cert mnt release scripts tools

/usr/local/desktone/

.datacenter_id

  • Lists local datacenter id. Run this
    command to list local datacenter id:

    cat.datacenter.id

Scripts to run on the
appliance


/usr/local/desktone/scripts

start_slon_fdb.sh

Start slony process for fdb on local appliance

start_slon_edb.sh

Start slony process for edb on local appliance

backup_db.sh

Backup local fdb and edb

Additional method to
troubleshoot issues


/usr/local/desktone/release/active/conf

desktone-log4j.properties

desktone.log
logging levels. Sometimes edited to increase logging levels related
to specific actions.

emgr.properties

Emgr (element manager) settings. Only applicable on tenant
appliances.

fdb.properties

Property file related to local appliance fdb

edb.properties

Property file related to local appliance edb

ha.cf

Related to HA pair configuration and is set with it is HA pair eth0
IP address as well as the hostname for both appliances in that
pair

haresources

Related to HA pair configuration and is set with the floating
IP/bitmask

vmgr.properties

Rmgr (Resource manager) settings. Only applicable on Rmgr
appliances.

proxy.conf

Conf file related to multi DC configuration

/usr/local/desktone/release/active/deploy


Active branch of files related to Horizon DaaS

$JBOSS_HOME/bin/

run.conf

  • JBoss Bootstrap Script
    Configuration
  • JAVA – Heap memory

/data/repo


Contains debian files related to Horizon DaaS (install files,
service packs. patches). These files are transferred from
/temp

/temp


Temporary location for install, service packs, and patch files to
be placed prior to being moved to /data/repo

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