You can configure the amount of detail that vCenter Server collects in log files.

Before you begin

To configure statistics settings, the vSphere Client must be connected to a vCenter Server system.

About this task

Required privilege: Global > Settings

Procedure

  1. If necessary, select Administration > vCenter Server Settings to display the vCenter Server Settings dialog box.
  2. In the navigation pane, select Logging Options.
  3. From the vCenter Server Logging list, select logging options.

    Option

    Description

    None (Disable logging)

    Turn off logging

    Error (Errors only)

    Display only error log entries

    Warning (Errors and warnings)

    Display warning and error log entries

    Info (Normal logging)

    Displays information, error, and warning log entries

    Verbose (Verbose)

    Displays information, error, warning, and verbose log entries

    Trivia (Extended verbose)

    Displays information, error, warning, verbose, and trivia log entries

  4. Click OK.

Results

Changes to the logging settings take effect immediately. You do not need to restart vCenter Server system.