Configure NFS Storage on the VMware vCenter Server Appliance

Enable storing VMware vCenter Server Appliance log and core files on NFS to store VMware vCenter Server Appliance files on an NFS datastore.

Prerequisites

Disable root squashing on the NFS server. For example, use the command

exportfs–vorw,no_root_squash,sync :/share.

Procedure

1. Log in to the VMware vCenter Server Appliance Web console.

2. (Optional) On the Status tab, click Stop vCenter.This action minimizes logging to the old storage location.

3. On the vCenter Server tab, select Storage.

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4. (Optional) Click Test Settings to verify that the VMware vCenter Server Appliance can successfully storefiles to the specified NFS shares.

5. Click Save Settings.

6. Restart the VMware vCenter Server Appliance.