Wednesday, September 7, 2011

How to Install and Use the Vsphere 5 Syslog Collector

10 Steps to configure the Syslog Collector

01. Using the vcenter server cd, install the syslog collector
02. Connect to your vcenter server and click on Home
03. Click on the new Syslog Collector icon to verify its installation
04. Go to Hosts and Clusters
05. Select your esxi host
06. Go to the Configuration tab
07. Under Software, click on Advanced Settings
08. Click on Syslog, select Remote
09. Input the ip address of the syslog collector (ex: tcp://10.1.1.1:514)
10. Go to home, click on the syslog icon and verify functionality

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