Monitor the operation of NSX-T for identifying failures in the network setup. Use the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for VMware NSX-T to see the logs generated by the components of NSX-T in the user interface of vRealize Log Insight.

vRealize Log Insight saves log queries and alerts, and you can use dashboards for efficient monitoring.

Table 1. Design Decisions on Monitoring NSX-T

Decision ID

Design Decision

Design Justification

Design Implication

NSXT-VI-SDN-039

Install the content pack for NSX-T.

Provides granular monitoring of the NSX-T infrastructure.

Requires manually installing the content pack.

NSXT-VI-SDN-040

Configure each NSX-T component to send log information over syslog to the vRealize Log Insight cluster VIP.

Ensures that all NSX-T components log files are available for monitoring and troubleshooting in vRealize Log Insight.

Requires manually configuring syslog on each NSX-T component.