Add a filter to avoid creating a forwarding loop of ROBO logs between Region B and Region A. Using a filter prevents from looping when the Log Insight deployments in Region A and Region B forward logs to each other.

About this task

You add a log filter on the vRealize Log Insight cluster in both Region A and Region B.

Region in the SDDC Hub

vRealize Log Insight URL in the SDDC Hub

Destination of the Log Filter

Region A

http:/vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local

SFO01 to LAX01

Region B

http:/vrli-cluster-51.lax01.rainpole.local

LAX01 to SFO01

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Log Insight user interface.
    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

  2. In the vRealize Log Insight user interface, click the configuration drop-down menu icon  and select Administration.
  3. Under Management, click Event Forwarding.
  4. Add an additional filter to prevent from forwarding loops.
    1. In the Event Forwarding page of the vRealize Log Insight user interface, click the Edit icon of the SFO01 to LAX01 destination.
    2. In the Edit Destination dialog box, click Add Filter and enter the following filter attributes.

      Filter Attribute

      Value

      Filter Type

      site

      Operator

      does not match

      Value

      *

  5. Click Save.
  6. Repeat the procedure on the vRealize Log Insight instance in Region B of the hub.

Results

The Event Forwarding page in the vRealize Log Insight user interface shows a summary of the forwarded events.