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ESXi 5.1: logging to lun instead of local (USB)

Posted on 2014-08-19
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Last Modified: 2014-08-19

Which setting should be used for logging on ESXi since I can see 2 settings:
ESXi, Configuration Tab then Syslog,
-global Syslog.global.logdir

We use the scratchconfig but what about the global, syslog.global.logdir?

Please advise.
Question by:janhoedt
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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We use

Syslog.global.logDir AND Syslog.global.logHost

and then we specify a shared storage location, for each host

see my EE Article

HOW TO: Suppress Configuration Issues System logs on host are stored on non-persistent storage

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ID: 40270229
Great answer @lightspeed, as usual :-), thanks!

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