ovs-bugtool(8)                Open vSwitch Manual               ovs-bugtool(8)



NAME
       ovs-bugtool - Open vSwitch bug reporting utility

SYNOPSIS
       ovs-bugtool

DESCRIPTION
       Generates  a debug bundle with useful information about Open vSwitch on
       this system and places it in /var/log/ovs-bugtool.

COLLECTION OPTIONS
       These options influence what categories of data ovs-bugtool collects.

       --entries=list
              Collect the capabilities specified in the comma-separated list.

       --all  Collect all available capabilities.

       --ovs  In addition to Open vSwitch configuration and  status,  ovs-bug
              tool can collect a variety of relevant system information.  This
              option limits collection to Open vSwitch-specific categories.

       --log-days=days
              Include the logs with last modification  time  in  the  previous
              days  days in the debug bundle. The number of log files included
              has a big impact on the eventual bundle size. The default  value
              is 20 days.

       -y
       --yestoall
              Answer yes to all prompts.

       --capabilities
              Writes  the categories that ovs-bugtool can collect on stdout in
              XML, then exits.

OUTPUT OPTIONS
       These options influence the format and destination of ovs-bugtool  out‐
       put.

       --output=filetype
              Generates  a debug bundle with the specified file type.  Options
              include tar, tar.gz, tar.bz2, and zip.

       --outfile=file
              Write output to file.  Mutually exclusive with --outfd.

       --outfd=fd
              Write output to file descriptor fd.  This option  must  be  used
              with --output=tar.

       --unlimited
              Do  not  exclude  files  which are too large. Also skip checking
              free disk space.  By default up to 90 percent of the  free  disk
              space can be used.

       --debug
              Print verbose debugging output.

OTHER OPTIONS
       -s
       --silent
              Suppress most output to stdout.

       --help Print a summary of ovs-bugtool usage to stdout, then exit.

EXAMPLES
       Here's a collection of some commonly useful options:

       ovs-bugtool -y -s --output=tar.gz --outfile=/var/log/bugtool-report.tgz

BUGS
       ovs-bugtool  makes many assumptions about file locations and the avail‐
       ability of system utilities.  It has been tested on Debian and Red  Hat
       and  derived  distributions.  On other distributions it is likely to be
       less useful.



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