The Management Pack for VMware Integrated OpenStack enables you to open selected objects in Log Insight, and view logging information for the object. OpenStack does not support automatic configuration of logging information, and if you want to forward logging information to Log Insight, you must configure the OpenStack host manually.


Ensure that Log Insight is integrated with vRealize Operations Manager. See the Log Insight documentation at


  1. On each host, locate the config file for OpenStack components.
    For example, /etc/nova/nova.conf, /etc/neutron/neutron.conf.
  2. In the config file, set the use_syslog parameter to true.
  3. Specify the forwarding host by running the following command in the /etc/rsyslog.d/50-default.conf file.
    # echo "*.* @@<loginsight-hostname>:514" >>
    # tail -1 /etc/rsyslog.d/50-default.conf
    *.* @@<loginsight-hostname>:514
     # service rsyslog restart
    The name of your config file may be different, but the forwarding information you enter is the same.
  4. Restart OpenStack services on the host to apply the changes.


OpenStack begins to forward logging information. Check Log Insight to see if the logs are being forwarded.