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how to find root cause for server reboot?

how to find root cause for server reboot?

Hi,

Our hp-ux server 11iv3 got restarted automatically.

how to find the root cause.

oracle database is installed on the server.

regards,
Phani
4 REPLIES
Turgay Cavdar
Honored Contributor

Re: how to find root cause for server reboot?

is RAC installed there?

What is in the /etc/shutdownlog ?

Re: how to find root cause for server reboot?

Hi,

No RAC is not installed.

/etc/shutdownlog dosnt contains only about manual restart or shutdown i have done.
Thanks
phani
Turgay Cavdar
Honored Contributor

Re: how to find root cause for server reboot?

Any possibility for power outage of the server?
Patrick Wallek
Honored Contributor

Re: how to find root cause for server reboot?

The 3 initial logs to check:

/etc/shutdownlog
/etc/rc.log.old
/var/adm/syslog/OLDsyslog.log

There should be something in at least one of those unless power was completely and suddenly lost for some reason.