Update the tag used for the log forwarding from vRealize Log Insight in Region B to vRealize Log Insight in Region A to keep aligned to the VMware Validated Design.

Procedure

  1. Log in to 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

  2. In the vRealize Log Insight user interface, click the configuration drop-down menu icon  and select Administration.
  3. Under Management, click Event Forwarding.
  4. On the Event Forwarding page, click LAX01 to SFO01 and edit the following forwarding settings in the Edit Destination dialog box.
    1. Update the Tags from tag='LAX01' to site='LAX01'.
    2. Click Remove Filter to remove deprecated Filter for Tag Does Not Match 'SFO01'.
    3. Click Add Filter for Site Does Not Match 'SFO01'.

      Forwarding Destination Option

      Value

      Tags

      site='LAX01'

      Filter

      Filter Type

      site

      Operator

      does not match

      Value

      'SFO01'

  5. In the Edit Destination dialog box, click Test to verify that the connection settings remain correct.
  6. Click Save to update the forwarding destination.

Results

The Event Forwarding page in the vRealize Log Insight user interface starts showing a summary of the forwarded events.