Before I Start Writing about the topic i want to discuss today, I just would like to highlight the reason behind writing that.
In the past few days i have been going through multiple cases with customers related to support and uploading the logs as a requirement to understand the issue happening in their environment. these issues are
1- logs are actually based within the servers and being cleared once hosts rebooted.
2- logs are available in syslog server that is not accessible directly by the virtualization administrator and it will take them some time and procedures to retrieve this information.
So the way i would recommend this to my customer, is basically to have their own syslog server in their environment. and VMware has been very thankful in that by prviding a very useful syslog server on its own.
In this article, i would like to talk about h0w to install and configure VMware syslog collector.
so the installer is part of the vCenter installation ISO Image in the vCenter support tools Section. as shown Below.