1. Open an SSH Connection to the ESX Host

- ESXi support also SSH connections. Detail Information’s are available in the VMware knowledgebaseartikel: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1017910


- Enable SSH via vCenter

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2. Run PuTTY -> choose SSH and connect to ESXi host


3. Choose the location /bin and verifie that the file *lsi_log* is available

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3. In this case you can create a copy of the log with the command  “/bin/lsi_log > /var/lsi_output.txt


4. Now the recent file lsi.txt is ready for export


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5. Export the log now to your desktop and forward the file via mail.


- To access the ESX/ESXi Host and export the lsi.txt you can use third party applications like   WinSCP or Filezilla (for detail information’s to the application visit the vendor pages)

Download WinSCP

Choose SCP and connect to Vsphere Client and copy lsi_output file to your desktop to be able to sent me this file for analyses.

@ Manual created by Marco Weber and Anton Steger Global Support & Deployment