You might need the vSphere Client system log files to resolve technical issues.

1 lists log files associated with the vSphere Client machine.

Table 1. vSphere Client System Logs

Component

Location

vSphere Client Installation log

Temp directory on the vSphere Client machine.

Pre-Windows 2008 example: C:\Documents and Settings\Local Settings\Temp\vminst.log or vim-vic-msi.log

Windows 2008 and Windows 7 example: C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Local\Temp\vminst.log or vim-vic-msi.log

vSphere Client Service log

\vpx directory in the Application Data directory on the vSphere Client machine.

Pre-Windows 2008 example: C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Local Settings\Application Data\VMware\vpx\viclient-x.log

Windows 2008 and Window 7 example: C:\Users\user_name\Local Settings\AppData\Local\VMware\vpx\viclient-x.log

x(=0, 1, ... 9)