You can copy and use the vSphere Replication logs for system monitoring and troubleshooting. A VMware support engineer might request these logs during a support call.

Use SCP or Win SCP to copy log folders and files from the vSphere Replication appliance.

/opt/vmware/hms/logs/

/opt/vmware/var/log/lighttpd/

/var/log/vmware/

/var/log/boot.msg

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In the vSphere Web Client console for the vSphere Replication appliance, open /etc/ssh/sshd_config in a text editor.

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Set PermitRootLogin to yes.

3

Restart the sshd daemon.

Type the command /etc/init.d/sshd restart .

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(Optional) You can also create a new user account with sudo privileges to access the log files.