Large nsxaVim.err file causing full ramdisk on the ESXi
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Large nsxaVim.err file causing full ramdisk on the ESXi

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Article ID: 323544

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Products

VMware NSX Networking

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
  • ESXi host prepared for NSX-T
  • Ramdisk on the ESXi host may become saturated due to unexpectedly large file /var/log/nsxaVim.err.


Environment

VMware NSX-T Data Center

Cause

This is a known issue, caused by logging error in nsxaVim.err file.

Resolution

This issue is fixed in NSX 4.1.2 and higher.


Workaround:

To remove the (large) nsxaVim.err file, please follow the steps below:
1. Stop nsx-opsagent service:
  # /etc/init.d/nsx-opsagent stop
2. Delete the file /var/log/nsxaVim.err:
  # rm /var/log/nsxaVim.err
3. Start opsagent: 
  # /etc/init.d/nsx-opsagent start

Please open a Support Request with reference to this KB article to discuss other options to workaround this issue.