System logs provide detailed information about system operational events.

1

From the direct console, select View System Logs.

2

Press a corresponding number key to view a log.

vCenter Server Agent (vpxa) logs appear if you add the host to vCenter Server.

3

Press Enter or the spacebar to scroll through the messages.

4

Perform a regular expression search.

a

Press the slash key (/).

b

Type the text to find.

c

Press Enter.

The found text is highlighted on the screen.

5

Press q to return to the direct console.