Audit messages include fatal errors and other important audit messages and are logged to vmware.log.

The following conditions are logged as AUDIT messages:

  • Thin agent initialization success (and version number.)

  • Thin agent initialization failure.

  • Established first time communication with SVM.

  • Failure to establish communication with SVM (when first such failure occurs).

Generated log messages have the following substrings near the beginning of each log message: vf-AUDIT, vf-ERROR, vf-WARN, vf-INFO, vf-DEBUG.