You can ingest logs in Log Insight by using syslog.

Each event contains the following information.

Type

Description

Timestamp

The time when the event occurred

Source

Where the event came from. This could be the originator of the syslog messages such as an ESXi host, or a forwarder such as a syslog aggregator.

Text

The raw text of the event

Fields

A name-value pair extracted from the event

Note

Log Insight is not responsible for the content of the log messages from other VMware products. If you have a question about the log contents, contact the product team that generated the log message.