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

Procedure

  1. Configure Log Insight agent in the management interface of the vRealize Automation Appliance.
    1. Open a Web browser and log in to the following URL.

      Setting

      Value

      URL

      https://vra01svr01a.rainpole.local:5480/

      User name

      root

      Password

      vra_applianceA_root_password

    2. On the VRA Settings tab, click the Logs tab .
    3. Scroll down to the Log Insight Agent Configuration section
    4. Enter the following values and click Save Settings,

      Setting

      Value

      Host

      sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      Port

      9000

      Protocol

      CFAPI

      SSL Enabled

      Unchecked

      Reconnect

      30

      Max Buffer Size

      2000

  2. Configure the Linux agent group on the vRealize Log Insight server.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01vrli01.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 at the bottom of the page.
    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

    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.