vRealize Log Insight Agent comes pre-installed on the vRealize Business virtual appliances.

On each vRealize Business virtual appliance in Region A, to configure the agent with the location of the vRealize Log Insight deployment in the region, update the liagent.ini configuration file.

Procedure

  1. Enable Secure Shell (SSH) on the vRealize Business data collector appliance.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the following URL.
      vRealize Business node Virtual Appliance Management Interface URL
      vRealzie Business Data Collector https://lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local:5480
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name root
      Password deployment_admin_password
      The appliance management interface of the appliance opens.
    3. Click the Administration tab and click Administration.
    4. Under the Actions section, click Toggle SSH setting.
    5. Verify that the SSH service status reports Enabled.
  2. Configure the Log Insight agent on the vRealize Business appliance.
    1. Open an SSH connection to the vRealize Business appliance using the following settings.
      Setting Value
      Hostname lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      User name root
      Password deployment_admin_password
    2. Edit the liagent.ini file in a text editor.
      For example, enter
      vi /var/lib/loginsight-agent/liagent.ini
    3. Add the following information under [server] section.
      [server]
      hostname=lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local
      proto = cfapi
      port = 9000
      ssl = no
    4. Replace all instances of FQDN_localhost_need_update parameter located after agent_name with lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local, by using the following commands in the vi editor.
      vRealize Business Node vi command
      vRealize Business Data Collector
      :%s/FQDN_localhost_need_update/lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local/g 
    5. Press Esc and enter :wq! to save the file.
    6. Start the Log Insight agent.
      /etc/init.d/liagentd start
    7. Verify that the Log Insight agent is running.
      /etc/init.d/liagentd status
    8. Turn on auto-run by default for the Log Insight agent.
      chkconfig liagentd on