To view the Replica and Client nodes' collected logs, you must log in to vRealize Log Insight.
Refer to the third-party vendor documentation for added details if you use log collection not available in vRealize Log Insight.
Verify that you have vRealize Log Insight installed and configured. See https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Log-Insight/index.html.
Verify that the logging and zone parameters are defined correctly in the infrastructure descriptor file to collect logs. See Configuring the Infrastructure Descriptor Parameters on vSphere.
- Log in to vRealize Log Insight.
- To access the collected logs, select one of the tabs.
Interactive Analytics tab- you can search and filter log events and create queries to extract events based on timestamp, text, source, and text boxes in log events. You can view charts of the query results and save these charts for later on the Dashboards tab.
Dashboards tab contains custom dashboards and content pack dashboards. You can view graphs of log events in your environment or create custom widgets to access the information you want to track closely.
- To view detailed logs, you can add single or multiple search criteria.
Lists all the graphs, text box tables, and query list widgets. See Dashboard.
Manually add search criteria and filter the logs.
All the events appear.
Logs are organized in these text boxes.
You can filter by log level INFO, WARN, or ERROR for troubleshooting
Filter the logs based on the time of the event.
What to do next
Search the correlation ID logs to troubleshoot a problem within a transaction. See Troubleshoot Errors Using Correlation ID Logs on vSphere.