After you fail over the management applications in the SDDC to Region B, update the address configured on the management applications for vRealize Log Insight. All management applications are still configured to send logs to the vRealize Log Insight instance in Region A.

About this task

You update the DNS entry for sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local to point to the IP address of lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local in Region B.


  1. Log in to the DNS server dc51rpl.rainpole.local that resides in Region B.
  2. Open the Windows Start menu, enter dns in the Search text box and press Enter.

    The DNS Manager dialog box appears.

  3. In the DNS Manager dialog box, under Forward Lookup Zones, select the sfo01.rainpole.local domain by expanding the tree and locate the sfo01vrli01 record on the right side.
  4. Double-click the sfo01vrli01 record, change the IP address of the record from to and click OK.



    Fully qualified domain name (FQDN)


    IP Address

    Update associated pointer (PTR) record