Display the contents of the specified "version" of a PMDF log file.
pmdf view file-pattern
Command Qualifiers Defaults
On UNIX, must have read access to the requested file.
file-patternA file name pattern for which PMDF log file to display.
pmdf viewutility may be used to display a specified "version" of a PMDF log file. PMDF log files have a
-uniqueidappended to the file name to allow for the creation of multiple "versions" of the log file; on UNIX, the
-uniqueidis appended to the very end of the file name (the end of the file extension), while on NT, the
-uniqueidis appended to the end of the name part of the file name, before the file extension. The
pmdf viewutility understands these unique ids and can display the contents of the particular file corresponding to the requested "version" of the file.
The default, if no offset qualifier is specified, is to display the most recent "version" of the file.
This qualifier is used to specify displaying the nth "version" of the file (starting counting from 0). For instance, to display the earliest (oldest) "version" of the file, specify
This qualifier is used to specify displaying the nth from the last "version" of the file (starting decrementing from 0 as the most recent version). For instance, to display the most recent (newest) "version" of the file, specify