ESXI Syslog Configuration

Posted: February 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

                                                         Enabling Syslog on ESXi Host

Follow the below steps to enable syslog on ESXi Host

Step-1

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

Eg: tcp://172.25.145.215:514

syslog1

Step-2

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

syslog2

Step-3

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

esxcli system syslog reload

esxcli network firewall refresh

Step-4

To check the connectivity use the below command

nc -z 172.25.145.215 514

Syslog3

http://rainbow.chard.org/2012/04/04/esxi-5-0-remote-syslog/     Click

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