To have a consistent logging configuration across all ESXi hosts in the clusters in Region B, update the host profile in each cluster to accommodate the syslog settings for connection to vRealize Log Insight.

About this task

Setting

Value for the Management Cluster

Value for the Shared Edge and Computer Cluster

vCenter Server URL

https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client/

https://lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client/

Host Profiles

lax01-m01hp-mgmt01

lax01-w01hp-mgmt01

First ESXi host

lax01m01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local

lax01w01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Update the host profile to the management cluster.
    1. From the vSphere Web Client Home menu, select Home.
    2. In the Navigator, click Policies and Profiles and click Host Profiles.
    3. Right-click lax01-m01hp-mgmt01 and select Copy Settings from Host.
    4. Select lax01m01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local and click OK.
  3. Verify that the syslog host settings have been updated.
    1. On the Host Profiles page in the Navigator, click lax01-m01hp-mgmt01
    2. On the Configure tab, click Settings.
    3. In Filter search box, type in Syslog.global.logHost.
    4. Select the Syslog.global.logHost entry from the list and verify that value of the option is udp://lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local:514
  4. Verify compliance for the hosts in the management cluster.
    1. From the vSphere Web Client Home menu, select Hosts and Clusters.
    2. Click the lax01-m01-mgmt01 cluster, click the Monitor tab, and click Profile Compliance.
    3. Click the Check Compliance Now button.
    4. Verify all hosts are compliant.
  5. Repeat the above procedure with Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute cluster with the following setting