The VMware Identity Manager log files can help you debug and troubleshoot. The log files listed below are a common starting point. Additional logs can be found in the logs directory.

Table 1. Log Files


Location of Log File Linux

Location of Log File Windows


Identity Manager Service Logs



Information about activity on the service, such as entitlements, users, and groups.

Configurator Logs



Requests that the Configurator receives from the REST client and the web interface.

Connector Logs



A record of each request received from the Web interface. Each log entry also includes the request URL, timestamp, and exceptions. No sync actions are recorded.



Messages related to directory sync.

Apache Tomcat Logs



Apache Tomcat records of messages that are not recorded in other log files.