Apache Ambari Administration
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Chapter 18. Customizing Ambari Log + PID Directories

Ambari Server and Agents write log activity output to .log files and use a .pid file that contains the process identification number for their running process. The log files and .pid file are found on their respective hosts in following default locations:

Ambari Server



Ambari Agent



You can configure the logging level for ambari-server.log by modifying /etc/ambari-server/conf/log4j.properties on the Ambari Server host. For the Ambari Agents, you can set the loglevel in /etc/ambari-agent/conf/ambari-agent.ini on each host running an Ambari Agent. In general, you should also consider setting log-rotate policies for your systems.

Refer to your operating system documentation for more information on setting up log-rotate in your environment.

You can also modify these locations. Use the following instructions:

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