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Thursday, 12 February 2015

Log locations in VMware vRealize Automation 6.x Suite (2074803)

Purpose

This article provides information about the logs location and log file contents for VMware vRealize Automation (formerly known as VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server) 6.x Suite.

Resolution

The log locations are spread across multiple locations depending on the architecture of your vRealize Automation (formerly known as VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server)environment. These are the log locations and generic log content:


vRealize Automation Virtual Appliance Locations
Description
/var/log/vcac/catalina.out
tc Server Runtime logs, vRealize Automation webapp logs
/var/log/vco/app-server/catalina.out
vRealize Automation's built-in vRealize Orchectrator logs
/var/log/apache2/access_log
Apache Access logs
/var/log/apache2/error_log
Apache GET/POST Error logs
/var/log/apache2/ssl_request_log
Apache SSL troubleshooting logs
vRealize Automation Infrastructure as a Service Locations
Description
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Agents\plugin\logs\file
Plug-in logs example: CPI61, nsx, VC50, VC51Agent, VC51TPM, vc51withTPM, VC55Agent, vc55u, VDIAgent
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Distributed Execution Manager\DEMOR\Logs\DEMOR_AllDistributed Execution Manager logs
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Distributed Execution Manager\DEMWR\Logs\DEMWR_AllDistributed Execution Worker logs
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\LogsManager Service logs
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\ConfigTool\Log\vCACConfiguration-dateRepository Configuration logs
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\Model Manager Data\Logs\nothing_todayIIS Access logs (usually empty, but can be expected)
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\Model Manager Web\Logs\RepositoryRepository logs
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\Website\Logs\Web_Admin_AllWeb Admin logs
C:\inetpub\logsIIS logs
Identity Virtual Appliance LocationsDescription
/var/log/vmware/sso/catalina.outID VA tc Server Runtime logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/ssoAdminServer.log
SSO Admin Server logs

Note: Not applicable to vRealize Automation.
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-identity-sts-perf.logSTS performance logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-identity-sts.logSTS logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-sts-idmd-perf.logIdentity service performance logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-sts-idmd.errIdentity service error logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-sts-idmd.logIdentity service logs
/var/log/vmware/vmafd/vmafdd.logIdentity VA logs
/var/log/vmware/vmdir/vdcsetupldu.logInitial setup logs
/var/log/vmware/vmdir/vmafdvmdirclient.logVMware SSO LDAP initial configuration logs
/var/log/vmware/vmkdc/vmkdcd.logVMware SSO LDAP initial configuration logs
vRealize Application Services LocationDescription
/home/darwin/tcserver/darwin/logs/catalina.outApplication Services tc Server Runtime logs
vMware vRealize Business StandardDescription
/usr/local/tcserver/vfabric-tc-server-standard/tcinstance1/logs/catalina.outvRealize Business Advanced and Enterprise tc Server Runtime logs
/usr/local/tcserver/vfabric-tc-server-standard/tcinstance1/logs/auditFile.logREST API requests
/usr/local/tcserver/vfabric-tc-server-standard/tcinstance1/logs/itfm-external-api.logAPI logs
/usr/local/tcserver/vfabric-tc-server-standard/tcinstance1/logs/itfm-reflib-update.logvRealize Business standard reference library related changes.
/usr/local/tcserver/vfabric-tc-server-standard/tcinstance1/logs/itfm-vc-dc.logData collector logs
/usr/local/tcserver/vfabric-tc-server-standard/tcinstance1/logs/itfm.logvRealize Business Advanced and Enterprise logs
vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 5.5.x LocationsDescription
/var/log/vmware/vpx/vpxd.logvCenter VPXD logs
/var/log/vmware/vpx/vpxd-alert.logvCenter VPXD alert logs
/var/log/vmware/vpx/vws.logManagement Web Service logs
/var/log/vmware/vpx/vmware-vpxd.logvCenter VPXD status change logs
/var/log/vmware/vpx/inventoryservice/ds.logvCenter Inventory Service logs
/var/log/vmware/vsphere-client/logs/vsphere_client_virgo.logvSphere Client logs
/var/log/vmware/vsphere-client/logs/virgo-server/log.logvSphere Client logs
/var/log/vmware/vsphere-client/eventlogs/eventlog.logvSphere Client event logs
vCenter SSO LocationsDescription
/var/log/vmware/sso/catalina.outSSO tc Server Runtime logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/ssoAdminServer.logSSO Admin Server logs (only in 5.5.x version)
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-identity-sts-perf.logSTS performance logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-identity-sts.logSTS logs
/var/log/vmware/sso/vmware-sts-idmd-perf.logIdentity service performance logs
 
Source KB:-
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2074803&src=vmw_so_vex_ragga_1012