By default, vCenter Server vpxd log files are rolled up and compressed into .gz files. You can turn off this setting to leave the vpxd logs uncompressed.

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Log in to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Client.

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Select Administration > vCenter Server Settings.

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Select Advanced Settings.

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In the Key text box, type log.compressOnRoll.

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In the Value text box, type false.

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Click Add, and click OK.