You can change the size, number, and location of Site Recovery Manager Server log files.
You can modify the Site Recovery Manager log settings in the vmware-dr.xml configuration file on the Site Recovery Manager Server.
- Log in to the Site Recovery Manager Server host.
- Open the vmware-dr.xml file in a text editor.
You find the vmware-dr.xml file in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\config folder.
- Find the
<log>section in the vmware-dr.xml file.
- Set the maximum size in bytes of the logs to retain.
You set the maximum log size by adding a
<maxFileSize>section to the
<log>section. The default is 10485760 bytes.
<log> <maxFileSize>10485760</maxFileSize> </log>
- Set the maximum number of log files to retain.
You set the maximum number of logs by adding a
<maxFileNum>section to the
<log>section. The default is 20 log files.
<log> <maxFileNum>20</maxFileNum> </log>
- Change the location on the Site Recovery Manager Server in which to store the logs.
You change the log location by modifying the
<directory>section in the
<log> <directory>C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\Logs</directory> </log>
- Change the default prefix for log files.
You change the default prefix by modifying the
<name>section in the
<log> <name>vmware-dr</name> </log>
- Change the logging level.
You change the logging level by modifying the
<level>section in the
<log>section. The possible logging levels are error, warning, info, verbose, and trivia. If you set the level to trivia, you will see a noticeable negative effect on performance.
<log> <level>info</level> </log>
- (Optional) Set the level of logging for Site Recovery Manager Server components.
You can set specific logging levels for components by modifying the appropriate
<level>sections. For example, you can set the logging level for the recovery component to trivia.
<level id="Recovery"> <logName>Recovery</logName> <logLevel>trivia</logLevel> </level>
- Restart the Site Recovery Manager Server service for changes to take effect.