Configure Syslog Host

Configure Syslog Host quick how-to.

Setup Syslog Server
Create directory on the Syslog Server
Connect to your host through SSH or VMA.

# esxcli system syslog config set --logdir-unique true --loghost=udp://X.X.X.X:514

Open the ports for Syslog on the firewall:

# esxcli network firewall ruleset set –e true –r syslog

Apply the configuration with:

# esxcli system syslog reload

Verify the configuration with:

# esxcli system syslog config get

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