How to capture OVFTool logs to troubleshoot Client Support Plugin issues in vCloud Director

Follow the steps given below to capture OVFTool logs:

  1. Open vCD UI in browser by adding ?debug=true at the end. For example see URL: https://xx.xxx.xxx.xx/cloud/?debug=true
  2. Now reproduce the issue
  3. Collect the client logs from the client machine. If client machine is windows, then the logs will be at following location:
    1. %TEMP%\VMwareClientSupportPlugin\
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A nice Slash and Burn script for vCD

WARNING!!! This will delete ALL VMs in your vCD!!!!!

Connect to your vCD with “Connect-CIServer ” and run the following:


Stop-CIVApp * -Confirm:$false
Remove-CIVApp * -Confirm:$false
sleep 5
Remove-OrgNetwork * -Confirm:$false

Then manually delete any gateway devices and then run the following to clean up all the orgs:


Set-OrgVdc -Enabled:$false
remove-OrgVdc -Confirm:$false
Set-Org -Enabled:$false 
remove-Org -Confirm:$false

Big thanks to my colleague Grant Voss for this awesome little cleanup script.

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