You can create and save log file filters to your local system.


  1. Navigate to the Log Browser and retrieve a log file object.
  2. Click Advanced filter.
  3. Enter the conditions you want included in the filter.
  4. Type a filter name.
  5. Click Save to save the filter.
    The filter is saved on the vSphere Web Client server and is available the next time you start the vSphere Web Client.
  6. Click Filter to view the results in the Log Browser.

What to do next

You can load saved filters from your local system by clicking Save to local system. The filters are saved in XML format. You can also load filters from an XML file from your local system by clicking Load from local system.