System logs provide detailed information about system operational events. You can use the vSphere Client to redirect system log files to a remote host.

1

From the vSphere Client, select a host in the inventory.

2

Select the Configuration tab and click Advanced Settings.

3

Click Syslog.

4

For Syslog.Remote.Hostname, enter a host name to which log files can be forwarded.

See also View System Logs.