You can copy and use the logs of components in the tenant site of vCloud Availability for system monitoring and troubleshooting. A VMware support engineer might request these logs during a support call.

Log File Locations

Use SCP or Win SCP to copy log folders and files from vCloud Availability components in the tenant site.

Component

Log Location

vCenter Server 6.x

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMWare\vCenterServer\logs\

vCenter Server 5.x and earlier versions on Windows XP, 2000, 2003

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs\

vCenter Server 5.x and earlier versions on Windows Vista, 7, 2008

C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs\

vSphere Replication Appliance

/opt/vmware/hms/logs

vCloud Tunneling Agent

/opt/vmware/vcta/logs on the vSphere Replication Appliance.

hostd

/var/run/log/hostd.log on the ESXi host.

vmkernel

/var/run/log/vmkernel.log on the ESXi host.