Log Files Location for VMware Connection Server, Security Server View Agent, View Client and View Composer

Below are the list of log file path location for various VMware product including Connection Server, Security Server View Agent, View Client, View Composer.

Installation log: %TEMP%\vminst.log_date_timestamp

MSI installation log: %TEMP%\vmmsi.log_date_timestamp

Connection Server and Security Server logs in Windows 2003
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\VMware\VDM\logs
DriveLetter:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VDM\logs

Connection Server and Security Server logs in Windows 2008/2012/2016: DriveLetter:ProgramData\VMware\VDM\logs

Connection Server Backups
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\VMware\VDM\backups
DriveLetter:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VDM\backups

View Agent log files in Windows XP: DriveLetter:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VDM\logs

View Agent log files in Windows Vista and Windows 7 and 8: DriveLetter:\ProgramData\VMware\VDM\logs

View Agent logs in Linux:
Horizon Agent installation directory /usr/lib/vmware/viewagent
Logs /var/log/vmware/

Horizon Agent configuration /etc/vmware/viewagent-config.txt
Machine configuration /etc/vmware/viewagent-machine.cfg
Blast Server /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-mks-.log

Blast logs
Blast-Service.log and Blast-Worker-SessionIdX.log: Driveletter:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware Blast

Client logs
vmware-mks-XXXXX.log located C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Temp\vmware-username-XXXXXX

VMware Logon Monitor logs: Driveletter:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware Logon Monitor\Logs

virtual desktop PCOIP logs
pcoip_agent*.log and pcoip_server*.log located in the same location as the agent logs on the view desktop.
client PCoIP logs pcoip_client*.txt located in the user’s %temp% directory on Windows Clients.

Persona Management log in Windows XP: C:\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VDM\logs\VMWVvp.txt

Persona Management log in Windows 7 and 8: C:\ProgramData\VMware\VDM\logs\VMWVvp.txt

View Client and View Client with local mode logs on Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Local Settings\Application Data\VMware\VDM\Logs\

View Client and View Client with local mode logs on Windows 7, 8 and 10, and Windows Vista: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\VMware\VDM\Logs\

CDR Logs Client tsdr logs: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Temp\vmware-username

CDR Logs in Linux client:
MKS log: /tmp/vmware-username
PCoIP log: /tmp/teradici-username
Real-Time Audio-Video log: /tmp/vmware-username
USB Redirection log: /tmp/vmware-root

Linux client log collector: /usr/bin/vmware-view-log-collector

CDR Logs in Macintosh Clients:
~/Library/Logs/VMware View Client.log
~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.microsoft.rdc.plist
~/Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.rdc.plist

Installation log file location for Windows Client: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp
The file name is vminst.log_datestamp.log
QuickPrep/Sysprep Script and Composer Customization logs

View Composer Guest Agent log located in the Windows Temp directory on the linked clone desktop at: %system_drive%\Windows\Temp\VMware\vmware-viewcomposer-ga-new.log

View Composer logs in Windows 2003: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\View Composer\Logs\

View Composer logs in Windows 2008: C:\ProgramData\VMware\View Composer\Logs\

Note: Folders where the log files are located may be hidden from display, ensure to unhide the folders or type the full path when searching for the log files.

Source: VMware Knowledge Base: Location of VMware View log files (1027744)