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.


  1. Log in to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Select Administration > vCenter Server Settings.
  3. Select Advanced Settings.
  4. In the Key text box, type log.compressOnRoll.
  5. In the Value text box, type false.
  6. Click Add, and click OK.