To have a consistent logging configuration across all ESXi hosts in the clusters in Region B, update the host profile in each cluster to accommodate the syslog settings for the connection to vRealize Log Insight.

Setting Value for the Management Cluster Value for the Shared Edge and Computer Cluster
vCenter Server URL https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client/ https://lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client/
Host Profiles lax01-m01hp-mgmt01 lax01-w01hp-mgmt01
First ESXi host lax01m01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local lax01w01esx01.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://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. Update the host profile to the management cluster.
    1. From the Home menu, select Policies and Profiles.
    2. In the Navigator pane, click Host Profiles.
    3. Right-click lax01-m01hp-mgmt01 and select Copy Settings from Host.
    4. Select lax01m01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local and click OK.
  3. Verify that the syslog host settings have been updated.
    1. On the Host Profiles page in the Navigator pane, click lax01-m01hp-mgmt01
    2. On the Configure tab, click Settings.
    3. In the Filter search box, enter Syslog.global.logHost.
    4. Select the Syslog.global.logHost entry from the list and verify that value of the option is udp://lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local:514
  4. Verify compliance for the hosts in the management cluster.
    1. From the vSphere Web Client Home menu, select Hosts and Clusters.
    2. Click the lax01-m01-mgmt01 cluster, click the Monitor tab, and click Profile Compliance.
    3. Click the Check Compliance Now button.
    4. Verify that all hosts are compliant.
  5. Repeat the procedure with a host in the shared edge and compute cluster.