Create agent groups for the vRealize Automation IaaS components and for Microsoft SQL Server. By using the agent groups, you can configure Log Insight Windows Agents centrally from the vRealize Log Insight user interface.  


  1. Log in to the vRealize Log Insight user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01vrli01.lax01.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 Management, click Agents.
  4. Create an agent group for the IaaS components of vRealize Automation.
    1. From the drop-down menu at the top, select vRealize Automation 7 - Windows from the Available Templates section.
    2. Click Copy Template.
    3. In the Copy Agent Group dialog box, enter vRA - Windows Agent Group in the name text box and click Copy.
    4. In the agent filter text boxes, use the following selections.
      Use Enter to separate the host name values.
      Filter Operator Values
      Hostname matches
      • lax01ias01a.lax01.rainpole.local
      • lax01ias01b.lax01.rainpole.local
    5. Under Agent Configuration, click Edit
    6. In the [filelog|vra-agent-proxy-agent-vsphere] section, locate directory=C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Agents\proxy-agent-vsphere\logs\ and change it to directory=C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Agents\VSPHERE-AGENT-51\logs
    7. Click Refresh and verify that all the agents that are listed in the filter appear in the Agents list.
    8. Click Save New Group at the bottom of the page.