When the Update Manager server and vCenter Server are installed on the same computer, you can gather information about recent events on the Update Manager server and vCenter Server system for diagnostic purposes.

Procedure

  1. Log in as an administrator to the computer on which vCenter Server and Update Manager are installed.
  2. Generate the vCenter Server log bundle.
    • For Microsoft Windows Server 2008, select Start > All Programs > VMware > Generate vCenter Server log bundle.

    • For Microsoft Windows Server 2012, click Start, enter Generate vCenter Server log bundle, and click Entrer.

  3. Generate the Update Manager log bundle.
    • For Microsoft Windows Server 2008, select Start > All Programs > VMware > Generate Update Manager log bundle.

    • For Microsoft Windows Server 2012, click Start, enter Generate Update Manager log bundle, and press Enter.

Results

Log files for vCenter Server and Update Manager are generated as a ZIP package, which is stored on the current user’s desktop.