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Configure Syslog Directory vSphere

10/03/11

Configure Syslog Directory vSphere

Permalink 01:02:00 pm by vappsnl, Categories: Personal

After installing vSphere 5 on two hosts i saw the following:

issue

If you want to configure systemlogging and want the syslog to be written on datastore vmfs01 you can do the following:

Select the appropriate host in virtual center client (vcc) an choose tab 'configuration'

Tab

Goto Advanced Settings

Advanced

Goto 'Syslog' --> 'global'

Syslog

In this case i created a folder 'logdir' with a subfolder 'ESX02' on datastore 'vmfs01'

You also have to use the brackets '[' and ']' around the name of the datastore.

Vmfs

The logfiles are created on the location:

Logfiles

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