Downloading VMware vSphere web client job logs

After performing any data protection operation using the VMware vSphere web client, you can monitor the job status from the Dashboard tab and download job logs.

Steps

  1. In the left navigator pane of the VMware vSphere web client, click Dashboard and then click the Job Monitor tab.
    The Job Monitor tab lists each job and its status, start time, and end time. If the job names are long, you might need to scroll to the right to view the start and end times. The display is refreshed every 30 seconds.
    • Refresh the display on-demand by clicking (refresh icon).
    • Click (filter icon) to select the time range, type, and status of jobs you want displayed.
  2. To download the job logs, do one of the following:
    To download the logs for... Perform the following...
    A single job
    1. Select a job
    2. Click (download icon) in the search title bar.

      You might need to scroll to the right to see the icon.

    Or:

    1. Select a job
    2. Double-click the job to access the Job Details window, and then click Download Job Logs.
    All jobs for the plug-in Click (download icon) in the Job Monitor title bar.

    You might need to scroll to the right to see the icon.

Result

Job logs are located on the local Windows host where SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere is installed. The default job log location is C:\Program Files\NetApp\SnapCenter\SnapCenter Plugin for VMware vSphere\log.