Configuration of logging on the ESG

  1. In the VMware Cloud Director Virtual Datacenters dashboard, select the VDC you want to work with.

  2. In the left navigation panel, click Edges.


  3. Select the ESG for configuration, and click Services.


  4. Navigate to Edge Settings and select EDIT SYSLOG SERVER.

  5. In the resultant window, enter the IP address of a host running software which can receive syslog messages (Kiwi Syslog, Rsyslog, syslog-ng etc).


  6. Once this has been configured, the ESG will generate syslog messages in response to certain actions defined by the user. These messages will be transmitted using UDP on port 514. Example logging actions include:

  7. Firewall rule hits


  8. NAT rule hits


  9. Load balancer actions

    Load Balancer