On this tutorial, we will also show you how to perform the Syslog configuration using the command-line.
First, we need to enable the SSH service to be able to remote access the Esxi server.
Access the Manage menu, access the Services tab and locate the SSH service.
• Manage > Services > TSM-SSH
Right click on the SSH service and select the Start option.
Use the Putty software and connect on the Vmware ESXi server.
In our example, we are going to use an Opensource software named Putty and a computer running Windows.
The Putty software is available on the putty.org website.
After finishing the download, run the software and wait for the following screen.
Select the SSH option and enter the IP address of the VMWare ESXi server.
On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.
Factory default access information:
• Username: root
After a successful login, the console command-line will be displayed.
Use the following command to perform the Syslog configuration:
In our example, all the logs from the Vmware server will be sent to the Syslog server address 192.168.0.100.
Use the following command to configure the Vmware firewall to allow the Syslog connection.
Use the following command to list the Vmware ESXi Syslog configuration.
Congratulations! You successfully performed the Vmware ESXi Syslog configuration.