Configure the general properties of the vRealize Log Insight Master Node.

About this task

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager performs the deployment for you, but you have to perform additional configuration.

Prerequisites

You need information about the email server for sending notifications from vRealize Log Insight. Contact your system administrator for details about the email server.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Log Insight user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01vrli01a.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrli_admin_password

  2. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon and select Administration.
  3. Under Configuration, click General, enter the following settings and click Save.

    Setting

    Value

    Email System Notifications to

    email_address_to_receive_system_notifications

    Send HTTP Post System Notifications To

    https://sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local

  4. Under Configuration page, click SMTP, specify the properties of an SMTP server to enable outgoing alerts and system notification emails, and to test the email notification.
    1. Set the connection setting for the SMTP server that will send the email messages from vRealize Log Insight.

      SMTP Option

      Description

      SMTP Server

      FQDN of the SMTP server

      Port

      Server port for SMTP requests

      SSL (SMTPS)

      Sets whether encryption should be enabled for the SMTP transport option connection.

      STARTTLS Encryption

      Enable or disable the STARTTLS encryption.

      Sender

      Address that appears as the sender of the email.

      Username

      User name on the SMTP server

      Password

      Password for the SMTP server you specified in Username

    2. To verify that the SMTP configuration is correct, type a valid email address and click Send Test Email.

      vRealize Log Insight sends a test email to the address that you provided.

    3. Click Save.