vRealize Log Insight Agent comes pre-installed on the vRealize Automation virtual appliance. Configure the liagent.ini configuration file on each virtual appliance.

Procedure

  1. Edit the liagent.ini file on the first vRealize Automation virtual appliance.
    1. Open an SSH connection to the virtual appliance by using the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      SSH sever

      vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

      User name

      root

      Password

      vra_applianceA_root_password

    2. Open the /var/lib/loginsight-agent/liagent.ini file in a text editor. 
    3. Update the following parameters in the [server] section and save your changes.
      [server]
      hostname=vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      proto=cfapi
      port=9000
    4. Restart the Log Insight agent by running the following command
      /etc/init.d/liagentd restart
    5. Repeat the steps on the second vRealize Automation appliance vra01svr01b.rainpole.local by using the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      SSH Server

      vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

      User name

      root

      Password

      vra_applianceB_root_password

  2. Configure the Linux Agent Group on the Log Insight server.
    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 on the top, select vRealize Automation 7 - Linux from the Available Templates section.
    6. Click Copy Template.
    7. In the Copy Agent Group dialog box, enter vRA7 - Linux Agent Group in the name field and click Copy.
    8. In the agent filter fields, enter the following values pressing Enter after each host name.

      Filter

      Operator

      Values

      Hostname

      matches

      vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

      vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

    9. Click Refresh and verify that all the agents in the filter appear in the Agents list.
    10. Click Save New Group at the bottom of the page.
    11. Click the Dashboard tab and select the VMware VR 7 dashboard from the drop-down menu on the left.

Results

All VMware vRA 7 dashboards become available on the vRealize Log Insight Home page.