You can also configure writing of events to the vCenter Server streaming facility. Streaming events is supported only for the vCenter Server. The streaming of events to a remote syslog server is disabled by default. You can enable and configure the streaming of vCenter Server events to a remote syslog server from the vCenter Server Management Interface.


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to the vCenter Server instance.
  2. Select the Configure tab.
  3. Expand Settings option, and select Advanced Settings.
  5. Click on the filter text box present in the Name column of the table header. Type vpxd.event, and press Enter.
  6. Enable or disable the vpxd.event.syslog.enabled option.
    By default, this option is enabled.
  7. Click SAVE.