Before you deploy vRealize Log Insight in a ROBO, verify that your environment satisfies the requirements for this deployment. 

IP Addresses and Host Names

Verify that static IP addresses and FQDNs for vRealize Log Insight in the virtual application network are available for the ROBO SDDC deployment.

For the application virtual network, allocate 3 static IP addresses for the vRealize Log Insight nodes and one IP address for the integrated load balancer. Map host names to the IP addresses.


ROBO must be routable via the vSphere management network.

Table 1. IP Addresses and Host Name for the vRealize Log Insight Cluster in Region B


IP Address


Integrated load balancer VIP address


Master node


Worker node 1


Worker node 2


Default gateway


DNS servers


Subnet mask


NTP servers




Deployment Prerequisites




  • Virtual disk provisioning

    • Thin

  • Required storage per node

    • Initial storage for node deployment: 510 GB

Software Features

  • vSphere

    • ROBO vCenter Server

    • ROBO consolidated cluster with DRS and HA enabled.

  • NSX for vSphere

    • Application virtual network for the 3-node vRealize Log Insight cluster

Installation Package

Download the .ova file of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance on the machine where you use the vSphere Web Client. 


Obtain a license that covers the use of vRealize Log Insight.

Active Directory

Verify that you have a parent and child Active Directory domain controllers configured with the role-specific SDDC users and groups for the rainpole.local domain.

Certification Authority

Configure the Active Directory domain controller as a certificate authority for the environment. 

E-mail account

Provide an email account to send vRealize Log Insight notifications from.