By default, vCenter Server vpxd log files are rolled up and compressed into .gz files. You can turn off this setting to leave the vpxd logs uncompressed.
- Log in to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Client.
- Select .
- Select Advanced Settings.
- In the Key text box, type log.compressOnRoll.
- In the Value text box, type false.
- Click Add, and click OK.