You use the vCloud Usage Meter VAMI to configure vCloud Usage Meter to send the logging data to a third-party syslog server.


  • You must have a password to log in to the vCloud Usage Meter console as root.
  • Verify that the remote syslog server is configured.
  • Enable a network connection between vCloud Usage Meter and the syslog server.


  1. Access the vCloud Usage Meter VAMI and log in as root.
    • In the main menu bar of the vCloud Usage Meter Web interface, select Settings > Network Connectivity, and click Go to the Virtual Appliance Management Interface (VAMI).
      Note: You are redirected to the VAMI login page.
    • Log in directly to the vCloud Usage Meter VAMI at https://um-appliance-host-name:5480.
  2. In the left navigation pane, click Syslog.
    The Forwarding Configuration page opens.
  3. To configure new syslog server, click Configure.
    The Create Forwarding Configuration dialog box opens.
  4. Enter the syslog server information, and click Save.