During testing or troubleshooting, the logs can give feedback about the activity and performance of the virtual appliance, as well as information about any problems that occur.

Collect the logs from each appliance in your environment.


  1. Log in to the VMware Identity Manager console.
  2. Select the Appliance Settings tab and click Manage Configuration.
  3. Click Log File Locations and click Prepare log bundle.

    The information is collected into a tar.gz file that can be downloaded.

  4. Download the prepared bundle.

What to do next

To collect all logs, do this on each appliance.