If your vSphere Auto Deploy host has a built-in USB flash drive, and an error results in a coredump, the coredump is lost. Set up your system to use ESXi Dump Collector to store coredumps on a networked host.
If your vSphere Auto Deploy host has a built-in USB Flash, and if it encounters an error that results in a coredump, the coredump is not sent to the local disk.
- Install ESXi Dump Collector on a system of your choice.
ESXi Dump Collector is included with the vCenter Server installer.
- Use ESXCLI to configure the host to use ESXi Dump Collector.
esxcli conn_options system coredump network set IP-addr,port esxcli system coredump network set -e true
- Use ESXCLI to deactivate local coredump partitions.
esxcli conn_options system coredump partition set -e false