VMware vCenter

Logs Collected

Log information is collected from all log files that exist on vCenter servers. These are communicated via syslog and then sent to Google Stackdriver Logging using the BindPlane Logs Agent.

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VMware vCenter Logs Content Example

Supported Versions

VMware vCenter: 6.0, 6.5, 7.0

Log Collection Setup

Pre-requisites

Please follow these instructions to Forward vCenter Server Appliance Log Files to Remote Syslog Server

Configure a VMware vCenter Log Source

  1. Install the BindPlane Log Agent on the host system.
  2. Login to BindPlane and select the Logs tab.
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Logs Tab

  1. Select the Sources tab.
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Sources Tab

  1. In the top-right portion of the screen, click on the Add Source Configuration button
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Add Source Configuration Button

  1. Choose VMware vCenter
  2. Fill out the Docker Swarm configuration form
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VMware vCenter Log Configuration Form