Universal message console log is a log file where situation and policy events are written. You can also use the universal message console log as a place to applications can write messages. This article describes the three ways to write events into Universal message console log.
Using SOAP method call
You can write events to Universal message console log by using the CT_WTO SOAP method call. My previous articles about SOAP describe how to invoke this method call using Perl.
Using Situation Editor
You can write events about the situation events by checking "Universal Message" radio button in the "Action Selection" field in "Action" tab.
Writing directly into Universal Message log
One other way to write to Universal message log is to write directly into the text log file. The universal messages are stored in a file called kdsmain.msg under