For some background information:
e.g.: a file is saved in this location
Applications → AuScope → Log monitor
File → Open Log File
/vlbobs/ivs/logs/r4456_yg_econtrol.log) or click on Browse and find the file.
To set the optimal timeout values in the log monitor open a terminal on ops2 and type ./watchdog_check.sh <experiment name>, this will return a value to input into the log monitor for each telescope involved in the experiment. For example:
hb12: Set watchdog timeout to 12 minutes ke12: Set watchdog timeout to 16 minutes yg12: Set watchdog timeout to 19 minutes
Note the log monitor script can also be started on ops6 (the PC in the “Lounge”). Just open a terminal window and repeat steps 5 and 6 above. Both ops2 and ops6 share the /vlbobs directory, so log recording needs to be started only from one place.
The log monitor program reads a configuration file which tells it what to do when it sees an error. It will either beep, ring the alarm or ignore the error. The file is on ops2 in
xx is the two-letter code for the antenna. To change how the monitor responds to alarms:
For example, if you want to stop the mark5 error 900 from ringing the alarm to just beeping, edit the file and change this line
M5 -900 ALARM
M5 -900 BEEP