Install the vRealize Log Insight agent on the Windows virtual machines for the Distributed Execution Manager, IaaS Manager Service, IaaS Web Server, IaaS SQL Server, and the vSphere proxy agents. The agents forward log data to vRealize Log Insight that appears in the dashboards for vRealize Automation.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Windows virtual machines of the vRealize Automation component.
    1. Open a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connection to each of the following vRealize Automation virtual machines.

      vRealize Automation Component

      Host Name or VM Name

      IaaS Web Server

      vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

      IaaS Web Server

      vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

      IaaS Manager Service and DEM Orchestrator

      vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

      IaaS Manager Service and DEM Orchestrator

      vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

      IaaS DEM Worker

      vra01dem01a.rainpole.local

      IaaS DEM Worker

      vra01dem01b.rainpole.local

      vSphere Proxy Agent

      sfo01ias01a.sfo01.rainpole.local

      vSphere Proxy Agent

      sfo01ias01b.sfo01.rainpole.local

      Microsoft SQL Server

      vra01mssql01.rainpole.local

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      Rainpole\svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra-user-password

  2. 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.

      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. On the Agents page, click the Download Log Insight Agent Version link.
  6. In the Download Log Insight Agent Version dialog box, click Windows MSI (32-bit/64-bit) and save the .msi file on the vRealize Automation virtual machine.
  7. Double-click the .msi file to run the installer.
  8. With the Log Insight host name sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local selected in the Host text box, click Install.
  9. After the installation is complete, click Finish.

Results

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