How To Add A Tag (Log prefix) To Syslog Entries

Last year I wrote an article on how to forward vCenter Server logs to a remote syslog server using the built in syslog-ng client in the VCSA. A few weeks back, I received an interesting email from Michael White sharing details about adding a “tag” or more specifically, adding a string prefix to each syslog […]

vSphere Tagging Feature Not So Invisible

This evening I was reading a new blog post Tagging: An Invisible Feature in vSphere by Steve Jin in which he describes a hidden vSphere feature for tagging particular managed entities in your vSphere environment. The main consumer of this hidden feature is primarily VMware and it provides a level of meta data tagging to denote […]