You can configure the amount of detail that vCenter Server collects in log files.


Required privilege: Global.Settings


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to the vCenter Server instance.
  2. Select the Configure tab.
  3. Under Settings, select General.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Select Logging settings.
  6. Select the logging options.
    Option Description
    None Turns off logging
    Error Displays only error log entries
    Warning Displays warning and error log entries
    Info Displays information, error, and warning log entries
    Verbose Displays information, error, warning, and verbose log entries
    Trivia Displays information, error, warning, verbose, and trivia log entries
  7. Click SAVE.


Changes to the logging settings take effect immediately. You do not need to restart the vCenter Server system.