Configure and start the vRealize Log Insight master node in the ROBO. Before you form a cluster by adding the worker nodes, vRealize Log Insight must be initialized.

Procedure

  1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01vrli01.rainpole.local.

    The initial configuration wizard opens.

  2. On the Setup page, click Next.
  3. On the Choose Deployment Type page, click Start New Deployment
  4. After the deployment is launched, on the Admin Credentials page, set the email address and the password of the admin user, and click Save and Continue.

    The password must contain at least 8 characters, and contain one uppercase character, one lowercase character, one number, and one special character. 

  5. On the License page, enter the license key, click Add New License Key, and click Continue
  6. On the General Configuration page, enter the following settings and click Save and Continue.

    Setting

    Value

    Email System Notifications to

    email address to receive system notifications

    Send HTTP Post System Notifications To

    https://nyc01vrli01-cluster01.rainpole.local

  7. On the Time Configuration page, enter the following settings, click Test and click Save and Continue.

    Setting

    Value

    Sync Server Time With

    NTP Server (recommended)

    NTP Servers

    ntp.rainpole.local

  8. On the SMTP Configuration page, specify the properties of an SMTP server to enable outgoing alerts and system notification emails, and to test the email notification.
    1. Set the connection setting for the SMTP server that will send the email messages from vRealize Log Insight.

      Contact your system administrator for details about the email server.

      SMTP Option

      Description

      SMTP Server

      FQDN of the SMTP server

      Port

      Server port for SMTP requests

      SSL (SMTPS)

      Sets whether encryption should be enabled for the SMTP transport option connection.

      STARTTLS Encryption

      Enable or disable the STARTTLS encryption.

      Sender

      Address that appears as the sender of the email.

      Username

      User name on the SMTP server.

      Password

      Password for the SMTP server you specified in Username.

    2. To verify that the SMTP configuration is correct, enter a valid email address and click Send  > Test Email.

      vRealize Log Insight sends a test email to the address that you provided.

  9. On the Setup Complete page, click Finish.

Results

vRealize Log Insight starts operating in standalone mode.