Obtaining the iSeries Agent Log File

To assist in troubleshooting an issue in the Argent Agent for iSeries, customers may need to obtain the service log from the target iSeries or AS400 machine.

The Argent Agent for iSeries service log is named LOG and resides in library ARGENT. From an iSeries command line, customers issue the following command:


An example is shown in the following graphic:

This will display the name of the current log file member as shown in the following graphic:

Depending on the specific terminal emulator program you are using, you can use a Windows cut and paste operation to save the name of the log file member.

After cut-and-pasting or noting the log file member name, press command key F3 to exit the DSPPFM command.

Customers can use a tool such as FTP to send that log file member to a Windows machine, where customers can send the log as an attachment using their preferred email client.

When viewed using a tool such as Windows Notepad, the log file should appear similar to the following example: