By default your VirtualCenter logfiles are stored in a temp folder(as of 2.5 they are stored in: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs). VMware Wolf wrote a nice article about all the locations these log files are stuffed. For some reason I don’t get a pleasant feeling when I store my VirtualCenter (VPXD) log files in a temporary windows directory or the profile directory for that matter(thanks for the comment!!). If there’s one thing admin’s clean up first when they tend to run out of diskspace it’s their temp directory… it’s called temp for a good reason!
So in order to prevent this you could change the location of the VPXD log files very easily. Edit “vpxd.cfg”. It’s located here: %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\.
Add the following lines in the “<config>” section and change the path accordingly: