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Location of vSphere ESXi Dump Collector log files (2003277)

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Purpose

This article provides the default location of the vSphere ESXi Dump Collector logs.

Resolution

The vSphere ESXi Dump Collector logs to different locations depending on the installation type:

VMware ESXi Dump Collector for Windows

When the vSphere ESXi Dump Collector service is installed on Windows, the logs are placed in:

%PROGRAMDATA%\VMware\VMware ESXi Dump Collector\logs\netdumper.log

VMware ESXi Dump Collector in the vCenter Virtual Appliance

The vCenter Server 5.x Virtual Appliance has a pre-configured Netdump service available. The logs are placed in:

/var/log/vmware/netdumper/netdumper.log

Additional Information

For related information, see the main article in this series Location of log files for VMware products (1021806).

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