vmk2014
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How to configure centralized location for collecting ESXi host core dumps

Hi All,

I'm looking to collect the ESXi host code dumps  in centralized location. Any help will be much appreciated.

thanks

vmk

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T180985
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Are you talking about configuring Syslog on the hosts? If so you can follow the guide below:

Configure Syslog on ESXi Hosts

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vmk2014
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So i need to configure Syslog server first. and then configure syslog on ESXi host ?

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KabirAli82
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If you want to set up core dumps;

Set Up a File as Core Dump Location


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ryanrpatel
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Are you trying to retain post-PSOD reboot support dumps (vm-support)? If so, that's the persistent scratch location which I typically set to a shared Datastore. If that's what you mean, let me know and I can show you the script I use for that.

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