Install the vRealize Log Insight agent to collect and forward events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B on the Windows virtual machines for the vSphere proxy agents. 

Procedure

  1. Install Log Insight Windows Agents in all the vRealize Automation Windows VMs.
    1. Open a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connection to each of the following vRealize Automation virtual machines.

      vRealize Automation Component

      Host Name/VM Name

      vSphere Proxy Agent

      lax01ias01a.lax01.rainpole.local

      vSphere Proxy Agent

      lax01ias01b.lax01.rainpole.local

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      Rainpole\svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra_user_password

    3. On the Windows host, open a Web browser and go to https://lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local.
    4. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrli_admin_password

    5. Click the Configuration drop-down menu icon  and select Administration.
    6. Under Management, click Agents.
    7. On the Agents page, click the Download Log Insight Agent Version link.
    8. In the Download Log Insight Agent Version dialog  box, click Windows MSI (32-bit/64-bit) and save the .msi file to the vRealize Automation virtual machine.
    9. Open an administrative command prompt window, and navigate to the directory where you saved the .msi file.
    10. Run the following command to install the vRealize Log Insight agent with custom values.
      VMware-Log-Insight-Agent-4.5.0-5626690_192.168.32.10.msi SERVERPORT=9000 AUTOUPDATE=yes LIAGENT_SSL=no
    11. In the VMware vRealize Log Insight Agent Setup wizard, accept the license agreement and click Next.
    12. With the Log Insight host name lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local selected in the Host text box, click Install.
    13. After the installation is complete, click Finish.
    14. Repeat the steps for the other vRealize Automation virtual machines.
  2. Configure the Log Insight Windows Agents Group from the vRealize Log Insight  user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01vrli01.lax01.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 on the top, select vRealize Automation 7 - Windows from the Available Templates section.
    6. Click Copy Template.
    7. In the Copy Agent Group dialog box, enter vRA7 - Windows Agent Group in the name text box and click Copy.
    8. Configure the following agent filter.

      Press Enter to separate the host names.

      Filter

      Operator

      Values

      Hostname

      matches

      lax01ias01a.lax01.rainpole.local

      lax01ias01b.lax01.rainpole.local

    9. Click Refresh and verify that all the agents listed in the filter appear in the Agents list.
    10. Click Save New Group at the bottom of the page.

Results

All VMware vRA 7 dashboards become available on the vRealize Log Insight Home page.