You can retrieve the installation log files manually for examination.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the installation log file locations.
    • %PROGRAMDATA%\VMware\vCenterServer\logs directory, usually C:\ProgramData\VMware\vCenterServer\logs

    • %TEMP% directory, usually C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp

    The files in the %TEMP% directory include vc-install.txt, vminst.log, pkgmgr.log, pkgmgr-comp-msi.log, and vim-vcs-msi.log.

  2. Open the installation log files in a text editor for examination.