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Getting this message on new esxi 5.5 host,,The esxi host does not have persisitent storage

This host has an sd card that the ESXi software is installed on so there is no disk for a datastore. I will be adding this host to another cluster but how do I get that message to go away so I can add this host to the cluster where it will get the data stores that the other host have?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
see my EE Article

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

The message is only a warning, it will not cause any issues, but it's a good idea to setup a datastore for the storage of LOGS!

as any logs will be lost on a host reboot.
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vmichAuthor Commented:
Well there is and sd card in the host but no disk. Can I setup the scratch space on that?
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vmichAuthor Commented:
never mind I figured it out. I can just have it go to one of the other datastores that it will have access to.. Correct?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes, we actually have created a LOG Datastore, of a few gig, and all servers log to it, see my EE Article.
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vmichAuthor Commented:
ok thanks
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vmichAuthor Commented:
Ok i tried to add in the datastore for the persistent storage but when I reboot the warnng still comes up..
This is how I added the storage:  [] /datastore name/log (I placed this in the syslog.global.logdir)
I creaated the Log folder on the data store which I name I added. Do I have the syntax correct or what am I missing here?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Your syntax is not quite correct, you need to use [ datastore and path]

like this

[iscsi-lun19-dcs-san1] logs/.locker-esxi006/log

the but in the square brackets is the datastore, follow bu folders
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vmichAuthor Commented:
So would this be correct:
[data store name] /Logs-folder
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
correct, also case sensitive!
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vmichAuthor Commented:
ok got it..
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vmichAuthor Commented:
adding in persistent storage
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