ESXI

[Solved] System logs are stored on non-persistent storage

While upgrading ESXI hosts from 6.0 U1 to 6.0 U3 , i got this warning as showing in below image

ESXI issue

The impact of this warning is ,host keeps it’s logs as a temporary files and will be deleted after a reboot, these logs might need for further troubleshooting ,identify issues and auditing tasks of your environment.

to solve this issue you need to specify a storage directory  to keep these log files

from vSphere web Client navigate to host then chose manage > settings > System > Advanced System settings

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look for this parameter “syslog.global.logdir”  as show below

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Specify a Datastore which can store these log files with a folder , but the Datasotre Name between the square brackets [<datastore_name>]/scratch/log” as the parameter and click “OK”.