пятница, 7 декабря 2007 г.

ESX и VC - список логов.

Бесспорно, полезная информация - логи, где что. Итак:

Для ESX:

  • Vmkernel - /var/log/vmkernel – records activities related to the virtual machines and ESX server.
  • Vmkernel Warnings - /var/log/vmkwarning – records activities with the virtual machines.
  • Vmkernel Summary - /var/log/vmksummary - Used to determine uptime and availability statistics for ESX Server; human-readable summary found in /var/log/vmksummary.txt
  • ESX Server host agent log - /var/log/vmware/hostd.log - Contains information on the agent that manages and configures the ESX Server host and its virtual machines (Search the file date/time stamps to find the log file it is currently outputting to).
  • Service Console - /var/log/messages - Contain all general log messages used to troubleshoot virtual machines on ESX Server.
  • Web Access - /var/log/vmware/webAccess - Records information on Web-based access to ESX Server.
  • Authentication log - /var/log/secure - Contains records of connections that require authentication, such as VMware daemons and actions initiated by the xinetd daemon.
  • VirtualCenter agent - /var/log/vmware/vpx - Contains information on the agent that communicates with VirtualCenter.
  • Virtual Machines - The same directory as the affected virtual machine’s configuration files; named vmware.log - Contain information when a virtual machine crashes or ends abnormally.

Для Virtual Center:

Virtual Center Installation Logs

Install logs are located in the %TEMP%directory of the user that installed software
  • vmlic.log test results for served license file during install
  • redist.log MDAC/MCAD QFE rollup install results
  • vmmsde.log MSDE installation log
  • vmls.log License server installation log
  • vmosql.log Creation of database/trans logs for VCDB
  • vminst.log Log of VC server installation and subtasks
  • VCDatabaseUpgrade.log Details of upgrading from VC 1.x DB
  • vmmsi.log VI client installation logvpx’vpxd-0.log small stub from first time starting service
Virtual Center Logs

Location: %TEMP%\vpx (relative to the user account running vpxd)
  • Name: vpxd-#.log (# is one digit, 0-9)
  • vpxd-index contains the # of the currently active log file
  • Logs rotate each time vpxd is started, and also when it reaches 5 MB in size
VI Client Logs

Intended for client-specific diagnostics
Location: %TEMP%\vpx (relative to the user running the client)
  • Name: viclient-#.log (# is one digit, 0-9)
  • No index file
  • Logs rotate each time VI Client is started
Miscellaneous Logs

Core dump location %USERPROFILE%’Application Data’VMware
  • License Server debug log %ALLUSERSPROFILE%’Application Data’VMware’VMware License Server’lmgrd.log(reset each time the service starts; no rotation)
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%’Application Data’Macrovision’FLEXlm’
  • Web Access (Tomcat) LogsC:’Program Files’VMware’VMware VirtualCenter 2.0’tomcat’logs

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