vCloud Usage Meter records operational information in the vCloud Usage Meter log files. The log files do not contain sensitive information, such as private keys and passwords.

File Location Description
/opt/vmware/cloudusagemetering/var/logs/gw_main.log Contains the login event messages related to the gateway authentication service.
/opt/vmware/cloudusagemetering/var/logs/[metered_instance_name]_main.log Contains information and event messages about the metered instance.
/opt/vmware/cloudusagemetering/var/logs/migration_main.log Contains the event messages about the migration of product configuration data from vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.x to vCloud Usage Meter 4.2.
/opt/vmware/cloudusagemetering/var/nginx/logs/error.log Contains log errors that occurred during the login to the vCloud Usage Meter web interface.
/opt/vmware/etc/isv/firstboot Contains the event messages about the first boot of the vCloud Usage Meter 4.2 appliance.
/opt/vmware/etc/isv/subsequentboot Contains event messages about the subsequent boots of the vCloud Usage Meter 4.2 appliance.