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.

The vccol_main.log file contains the information and event messages about the vCenter Server instance and the vCenter add-on components, like Site Recovery Manager and vSAN.

/opt/vmware/cloudusagemetering/var/logs/metered-instance-name_error.log Contains log error messages about the metered instances.
/opt/vmware/cloudusagemetering/var/logs/dss_main.log Contains information about the archives, rotation, and upload of product consumption data to VMware Cloud.
/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 4.3.
/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 4.3 appliance.
/opt/vmware/etc/isv/subsequentboot Contains event messages about the subsequent boots of the vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 appliance.
/opt/vmware/var/log/um-upgrade.log Contains the vCloud Usage Meter upgrade event messages.