Configure the NSX Edge service gateways for vRealize Operations Manager, vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Automation to forward log information to vRealize Log Insight in Region B.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. From the Home menu, select Networking & Security.
  3. From the Networking & Security menu on the left, click NSX Edges.
  4. On the NSX Edges page, select the NSX Manager instance from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.

    NSX Manager Instance

    IP Address

    NSX Manager for the management cluster

    172.17.11.65

    NSX Manager for the shared edge and compute cluster

    172.17.11.66

    The edge devices in the scope of the NSX Manager appear. 

  5. Configure the log forwarding on each edge service gateway.
    1. Double-click the edge device to open its user interface.

      Management NSX Edge Service Gateway

      Compute NSX Edge Service Gateway

      LAXMGMT-ESG01

      LAXCOMP-ESG01

      LAXMGMT-ESG02

      LAXCOMP-ESG02

      LAXMGMT-LB01

      -

    2. On the NSX edge device page, click the Manage tab, click Settings and click Configuration.
    3. In the Details panel, click Change next to Syslog servers.
    4. In the Edit Syslog Servers Configuration dialog box, configure the following settings and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Syslog server 1

      192.168.32.10

      Protocol

      udp

    5. Repeat the steps for the next NSX edge device.

Results

The vRealize Log Insight user interface in Region B starts showing log data in the NSX-vSphere-Overview dashboard available under the VMware - NSX-vSphere group of content pack dashboards.