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Status Not under consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 18, 2014

Explanation of meaning and reason from error messages in the file /var/log/sys/caa.log

Customer needs the explanation of meaning and reason of error messages in the file /var/log/sys/caa.log
Error messages are flooding syslog_caa but IBM Support says that this file is only needed for diagnosis purposes

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 25, 2019

    .It is not practical to add explanation for all messages in the syslog.caa file. We do generate error report if some error condition need attention. We also bubble up errors to stdout/stderr when a command fails. Also we keep improving the messages so that they are self explanatory.

  • Guest
    Apr 26, 2015

    Hello again,,

    I am the the original submitter of RFE 63624

    I contacted you days ago because the Visibility of the RFE must be change from private to public

    Please change the status

    Many thanks in advance

    Fernando Bustos (

  • Guest
    Mar 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM AIX
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - IBM AIX

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - PowerVC
    Product - PowerVC
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - IBM AIX

  • Guest
    Dec 19, 2014

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #63624 in product PowerVC.