You can run a virtual machine so that it collects debugging information and statistics that are helpful to VMware technical support in resolving issues.


  1. In the vSphere Client inventory, right-click the virtual machine and select Edit Settings
  2. Click the Options tab and under Advanced select General.
  3. To enable debugging mode, select an option from the Debugging and Statistics pane.
    • Run normally
    • Record Debugging Information
    • Record Statistics
    • Record Statistics and Debugging
  4. Click OK to save your changes.