Viewing Log Files

V-Maestro generates log files containing messages that record all types of events, including startup and shutdown information and error and warning messages. This topic describes how to view log files to assist in monitoring system activity and aid in diagnosing and fixing problems.

Log files are located in the following location on the V-Maestro machine: VirtaMove/Maestro/logs

To View Log Files

  1. In the left menu, under System, click Logs and Events. The Logs window is displayed.

  2. In the Name column, click the log file that you want to view. The log file opens.
    The window displays the timestamp for the log file, the type (Information, Warning, or Error), and a description.

  3. To filter log types in the view, click the Filter icon at the top right, then toggle the log types.

  4. To refresh a log, click the Refresh icon.


The table below describes the types of diagnostic messages that V-Maestro displays in the log files.

Message Type



A normal lifecycle event, such as the discovery of network sources.  


A potential problem that should be reviewed by the Administrator.


A serious problem that requires immediate attention from the Administrator.


The table below describes the information that the Logs tab displays about logs.




The name of the log file in the following format: Maestro-yymmdd.log, where yyyymmdd is the date the log file was created. V-Maestro provides a log file for each day (24-hour period).


The size of the log file in bytes.

Last Modified

The date and time that the log file was last changed in the following format: yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss AM/PM.