vCloud Director provides logging information for each cloud cell in the system. You can view the logs to monitor your cells and to troubleshoot issues.
You can find the logs for a cell at /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/logs. vCloud Director Logs lists the available logs.
|cell.log||Console output from the vCloud Director cell.|
|cell-management-tool||Cell Management Tool log messages from the cell.|
|cell-runtime||Runtime log messages from the cell.|
|cloud-proxy||Cloud proxy log messages from the cell.|
|console-proxy||Remote console proxy log messages from the cell.|
|server-group-communications||Server group communications from the cell.|
|statsfeeder||Virtual machine metric retrieval (from vCenter Server) and storage (KairosDB) information and error messages.|
|vcloud-container-debug.log||Debug-level log messages from the cell.|
|vcloud-container-info.log||Informational log messages from the cell. This log also shows warnings or errors encountered by the cell.|
|vmware-vcd-watchdog.log||Informational log messages from the cell watchdog. It records when the cell crashes, is restarted, and so on|
|diagnostics.log||Cell diagnostics log. This file is empty unless diagnostics logging is enabled in the local logging configuration.|
|YYYY_MM_DD.request.log||HTTP request logs in the Apache common log format.|
You can use any text editor/viewer or third-party tool to view the logs.