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Article Number: 000018951

VxRail: How to configure a new syslog server

Article Content


  1. SSH to VxRail manager.
  2. cd to /etc/rsyslog.conf 
  3. Update rsyslog.conf with:
    • #
    • # Marvin log to loginsight
    • #
    • $ModLoad imfile
    • $InputFileName /var/log/vmware/marvin/tomcat/logs/marvin.log
    • $InputFileTag VxRail
    • $InputFileStateFile VxRail-Log-State
    • $InputRunFileMonitor
    • *.* @<customer remote server ip:514> "514 is the udp port"
  4. Restart the syslog service using command : service rsyslog restart

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Affected Product

VxRail Appliance Family


VxRail Appliance Family

Last Published Date

20 Nov 2020



Article Type

How To