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# Log in to the ESXi Shell as root. ssh root@<ip / hostname> # Enter your password
# Retrieving syslog configuration esxcli system syslog config get
# Remote Host Configuration esxcli system syslog config set --loghost='<tcp/udp>://<IP>:<Port>'
# Syslog - Setting Refresh esxcli system syslog reload
# Check Syslog - Firewall-Settings esxcli network firewall ruleset list
# Allowing syslog traffic through the ESXI firewall esxcli network firewall ruleset set --ruleset-id=syslog --enabled=true
# Firewall - Setting Refresh esxcli network firewall refresh # The new settings get active without a reboot or service restart.
# Check Syslog - Firewall-Settings esxcli network firewall ruleset list | grep "syslog"