ESXI Syslog Configuration

Posted: February 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

                                                         Enabling Syslog on ESXi Host

Follow the below steps to enable syslog on ESXi Host


Configure the syslog server IP with port number in syslog. global.loghost  under  Configuration ==> Advanced settings ==> Syslog ==> global

Eg: tcp://



Enable syslog firewall  under Configuration ==> Security Profile ==> Properties



Login to the ESXI host through putty and run the below commands

esxcli system syslog reload

esxcli network firewall refresh


To check the connectivity use the below command

nc -z 514

Syslog3     Click

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