You can configure each vRealize Orchestrator appliance to forward system logs and events to the vRealize Log Insight instance. All syslog information can then be viewed and analyzed from the vRealize Log Insight Web interface.

About this task

In Region A, you configure the following vRealize Orchestrator instances.

Host

Control Center URL

Host A

https://vra01vro01a.rainpole.local:8283/vco-controlcenter

Host B

https://vra01vro01b.rainpole.local:8283/vco-controlcenter

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Control Center.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01vro01a.rainpole.local:8283/vco-controlcenter.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      hostA_root_password

  2. From the Home page, under Log, click Logging Integration.
  3. On the Logging Integration page, specify the following settings and click Save.

    Setting

    Value

    Enable logging to a remote log server

    Selected

    Use Log Insight Agent

    Selected

    Host

    vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Port

    9000

    Protocol

    cfapi





  4. Repeat the procedure for the second vRealize Orchestrator appliance vra01vro01b.rainpole.local.
  5. Enable vRealize Log Insight agents for vRealize Orchestrator.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrli_admin_password

    3. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon and select Administration.
    4. Under Management, click Agents.
    5. From the drop-down menu at the top, select vRealize Orchestrator 7.0.1 from the All Agents section and click Copy Template.




    6. In the Copy Agent Group dialog box, enter vRO 7.0.1 in the name text box and click Save New Group.
    7. Under the All Agents drop-down menu, select vRO 7.0.1.
    8. In the agent filter fields, enter the following values pressing Enter after each host name to determine which agents receive the configuration.

      Filter

      Operator

      Values

      Hostname

      matches

      • vra01vro01a.rainpole.local

      • vra01vro01b.rainpole.local

    9. Click Refresh and verify that in the Agents list vRealize Log Insight receives data from the two agents in the filter.




    10. Click Save Agent Group at the bottom of the page.
  6. Verify that the vRealize Log Insight server is receiving log events from the vRealize Orchestrator appliances.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrli_admin_password

    3. In the vRealize Log Insight user interface, select VMware - Orchestrator - 7.0.1+ from the Dashboards drop-down menu.
    4. Verify that the Server nodes grouped by hostname widget on the Server overview dashboard shows the two vRealize Orchestrator hosts.

      The other dashboards start showing data when they get the associated events.