You can create a support bundle that contains the log files for the vCenter Server instance running in the appliance. You can analyze the logs locally on your machine or send the bundle to VMware Support.


Log in to the vCenter Server Management Interface as root.


  1. In the vCenter Server Management Interface, click Summary.
  2. From the top menu pane, click the Actions drop-down menu.
  3. Click Create Support Bundle and save the bundle on your local machine.


The support bundle is downloaded as a .tgz file on your local machine.