After you deploy vRealize Log Insight using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, change the password for the root user on each vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance in Region A and Region B.

In a dual region SDDC, you change the password of the root user on all vRealize Log Insight virtual appliances in both Region A and Region B.

Table 1. vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliances in Region A

vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliances

Folder

Data Center

vCenter Server

  • sfo01vrli01a

  • sfo01vrli01b

  • sfo01vrli01c

sfo01-m01fd-vrli

sfo01-m01dc

sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Table 2. vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliances in Region B

vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliances

Folder

Data Center

vCenter Server

  • lax01vrli01a

  • lax01vrli01b

  • lax01vrli01c

lax01-m01fd-vrli

lax01-m01dc

lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. From the Home menu, select VMs and Templates.
  3. Navigate to the inventory folder of the sfo01vrli01a virtual appliance.

    Option

    Description

    vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Data Center

    sfo01-m01dc

    Folder

    sfo01-m01fd-vrli

  4. Change the password for the root user.
    1. Right-click the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance and select Open Console.
    2. Press ALT+F1 to switch to the command prompt.
    3. Log in with the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      deployment_admin_password

    4. Run the following command.
      passwd
    5. Update the root user password.

      Setting

      Value

      New password:

      vrli_root_password

      Retype new password:

      vrli_root_password

  5. Repeat the procedure to change the password for the root user on all vRealize Log Insight virtual appliances in Region A and Region B.