Excessive logging or inconsistencies with the health service in vRA 7.3
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Excessive logging or inconsistencies with the health service in vRA 7.3

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Article ID: 342467

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Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
vRealize Automation health service exhibits excessive logging which may or may not contribute to an outage due to insufficient disk space.

Environment

VMware vRealize Automation 7.1.x
VMware vRealize Automation Desktop 6.2.x
VMware vRealize Automation Desktop 6.2
VMware vRealize Automation 6.2
VMware vRealize Automation 7.3.x
VMware vRealize Automation 6.x
VMware vRealize Automation 7.0.x
VMware vRealize Automation 7.x
VMware vRealize Automation 7.2.x
VMware vRealize Automation 7.4.x
VMware vRealize Automation 6.2.x

Resolution

This is a known issue affecting VMware vRealize Automation 7.3.0.
 
This issue is resolved in VMware vRealize Automation 7.3.1 and VMware vRealize Automation 7.4, available at VMware Downloads


Workaround:
To work around the issue in vRealize Automation 7.3.0, disable the health check service on all vRA nodes.
  1. Log into each vRA node via SSH.
     
  2. Run this command on all nodes:

    service vrhb-service stop
     
  3. Run this command to ensure that the service will not automatically start after reboot:

    chkconfig vrhb-service off
If you are experiencing excessive logging in the health service, see Configuring log rotation for Health Service in vRealize Automation 7.3 (2151693) to configure log rotation.