vRealize Log Insight Agent comes pre-installed on the vRealize Business virtual appliances. Configure the liagent.ini configuration file on each virtual appliance.

Procedure

  1. Enable Secure Shell (SSH) on the vRealize Business appliances.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the following URL.

      vRealize Business Node

      Virtual Appliance Management Interface URL

      vRealize Business Server Appliance

      https://vrb01svr01.rainpole.local:5480

      vRealzie Business Data Collector in Region A

      https://sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local:5480

      vRealzie Business Data Collector in Region A

      https://lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local:5480

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      vrb_server_root_password

      The appliance management interface of the appliance opens.

    3. Click the Administration tab and click Administration.
    4. Under the Actions section, click Toggle SSH setting.
    5. Verify that the SSH service status is Enabled.
    6. Repeat the step for the other vRealize Business appliance.
  2. Configure the vRealize Log Insight agent in on the vRealize Business appliances.
    1. Open an SSH connection to the vRealize Business appliance using the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      Host name

      • vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

      • sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      • lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local

      User name

      root

      Password

      vrb_server_appliance_root_password

    2. Edit the liagent.ini file using a text editor such as vi.
      vi /var/lib/loginsight-agent/liagent.ini
    3. Add the following information under the [server] section.
      [server]
      hostname=sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      proto = cfapi
      port = 9000
      ssl = no
    4. Replace all instances of the FQDN_localhost parameter in the agent_name property with vrb01svr01.rainpole.local.




    5. Press Esc and type :wq! to save the file.
    6. Start the Log Insight agent.
      /etc/init.d/liagentd start
    7. Verify that the Log Insight agent is running.
      /etc/init.d/liagentd status
    8. Turn on auto-run by default for the Log Insight agent.
      chkconfig liagentd on
    9. Repeat the steps to configure the liagent.ini on the vRealize Business Data Collectors using the following values:

      Setting

      Value for sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      Value for lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local

      Hostname

      sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local

      FQDN_localhost

      sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local

  3. Confirm that the Log Insight agents are working in the vRealize Log Insight Web interface for Region A.
    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. Verify that vrb01svr01.rainpole.local and sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local appear on the page.
  4. Repeat the step to verify that the Log Insight agent is working in the vRealize Log Insight Web interface for Region B .

    Setting

    Value

    vRealize Log Insight URL

    https://lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local

    Component where the agent is running

    lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local