VirtualCenter 2 Logs

Version 1

    Introduction

     

    This document describes all of the logs available on VirtualCenter 2.

     

    As well as providing the location, purpose and management details for each log, there is also a link for each log to another analysis document that has a list of messages that form red (critical), orange (warning) and black (ignore) lists.

     

    NOTE This doc is a work in progress - want to help complete it?  PM/email schambers

     

    Intended Audience

     

    VMware Certified Professionals (VCPs) who are designing and implementing log management for VI3.

     

    Outline

     

    1. Introduction to VirtualCenter 2 Logs

    2. VirtualCenter

    3. Tomcat

    4. Capacity Planner

    5. Update Manager

    6. Converter

    7. License Manager

     

    1. Introduction to VirtualCenter 2 Logs

     

    There are logs for each of the major components of VI3 management.  All of these components may run on the same virtual machine (or physical, if you are Old Skool), or may be distributed onto their own servers, virtual or otherwise

     

     

    2. VirtualCenter

     

    Location

    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs

     

    Purpose

    VirtualCenter process log files

     

    Management

    TBD

     

    Analysis

    Link TBD

     

    3. Tomcat

     

    Location

    C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\tomcat\logs

     

    Purpose

    Tomcat log files, the process used for the web API.

     

    Management

    TBD

     

    Analysis

    TBD

     

    4. Capacity Planner

     

    Location

    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware Capacity Planner\Logs

     

    Purpose

    Capacity Planner log files

     

    Management

    TBD

     

    Analysis

    TBD

     

    5. Update Manager

     

    Location

    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware Update Manager\Logs

     

    Purpose

    VMware Update Manager log files

     

    Management

    TBD

     

    Analysis

    TBD

     

    6. Converter

     

    Location

    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\
    VMware Converter Enterprise\Logs

     

    Purpose

    VMware Converter log files.

     

    Manageement

    TBD

     

    Analysis

    TBD

     

    7. License Manager

     

    Location

    C:\Temp\imgrd.log

     

    Purpose

    License Manager log file.

     

    Management

    TBD

     

    Analysis

    TBD

     

    Resources

     

     

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