You create a dedicated Photon OS agent group in vRealize Log Insight for the vRealize Automation cluster nodes.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Log Insight at https://<vrealize_log_insight_fqdn> with a user assigned the Super admin role.
  2. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
  3. In the left navigation pane, under Management, click Agents.

  4. From the All agents drop-down menu, for the Linux - Systemd agent, click the Copy template icon.

  5. In the Copy agent group dialog box, enter Photon OS (PCA) - Appliance Agent Group as name and click Copy.

  6. On the Agents page, configure the default filter for the new agent.
    1. From the first drop-down menu, select hostname.
    2. From the second drop-down menu, select matches.
    3. In the text box, enter the FQDNs of three nodes that build the vRealize Automation cluster.
  7. Click Refresh data and verify that all agents listed in the filter appear in the Agents list.

  8. At the bottom of the page, click Save agent group.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start Windows PowerShell.

  2. Replace the values in the sample code with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook and run the commands in the PowerShell console.

    $sddcManagerFqdn = ""
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    $agentGroupName = "Photon OS (PCA) - Appliance Agent Group"
    $vmList = "","",""
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Add-vRLIAgentGroup -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -agentGroupType photon -agentGroupName $agentGroupName -criteria $vmList