Install the content pack for VMware Linux to add the dashboards for viewing log information about the management virtual appliances in vRealize Log Insight.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Log Insight user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. Install the content pack for VMware Linux.
    1. In the vRealize Log Insight user interface, click the configuration drop-down menu icon   and select Content Packs.
    2. Under Content Pack Marketplace, select Marketplace.
    3. In the list of content packs, locate the Linux content pack and click its icon.
    4. In the Install Content Pack dialog box, accept the License Agreement and click Install.
    5. After the installation is complete, the Linux content pack appears in the Installed Content Packs list on the left.
  3. Configure the Log Insight Linux agent group for the virtual appliances from the vRealize Log Insight user interface.
    1. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon and select Administration.
    2. Under Management, click Agents.
    3. From the drop-down at the top, select Linux from the Available Templates section.
    4. Click Copy Template
    5. In the Copy Agent Group dialog box, enter vAppliances - Agent Group in the Name text box and click Copy
    6. In the agent filter fields, use the following selections.

      Press ENTER to separate the host name values.






      • lax01vropsc01a.lax01.rainpole.local

      • lax01vropsc01b.lax01.rainpole.local

      • lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local

    7. Click Refresh and verify that all the agents listed in the filter appear in the Agents list.
    8. Click Save New Group at the bottom of the page.
  4. Verify logs data is showing up on the Linux dashboards.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click Dashboards.
    2. Expand Linux and click Security - Overview, you should see events showing up over the past 48 hours