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

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

Procedure

  1. Enable Secure Shell (SSH) on the vRealize Business appliances.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the following URL.

      vRealize Business Node

      Virtual Appliance Management Interface URL

      vRealize Business Data Collector

      https://nyc01vrbc01.rainpole.local:5480

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      deployment_admin_password

    3. Click the Administration tab and click Administration.
    4. Under the Actions section, verify that the SSH service status is Enabled.
    5. Repeat the step for the second vRealize Business appliance.
  2. Configure the vRealize Log Insight agent in the vRealize Business appliance.
    1. Open an SSH connection to the vRealize Business appliance using the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      Hostname

      nyc01vrbc01.rainpole.local

      User name

      root

      Password

      deployment_admin_password

    2. Back up the current liagent.ini file.

      Run the following command:

      mv /var/lib/loginsight-agent/liagent.ini /var/lib/loginsight-agent/liagent.bak
    3. Create and edit a new liagent.ini file in a text editor.

      Run the following command:

      vi /var/lib/loginsight-agent/liagent.ini
    4. Modify the file as the following.
      [server]
      hostname= nyc01vrli01.rainpole.local
      proto = cfapi
      port = 9000
      ssl = no
      [common|global]
      tags = {"product":"vrb", "agent_name":"nyc01vrbc01.rainpole.local"}
    5. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01vrli01.rainpole.local.
    6. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      deployment_admin_password

    7. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon  and select Content Packs
    8. Select VMware - vRealize Business for Cloud from the navigation panel on the left.
    9. Select Agent Groups tab
    10. Select and copy the entire Configuration section under Group Name vRBC Appliance for v7.3 & v7.4. The section must begin with [filelog|vrb-ItfmServer]...
    11. Go back to the terminal and paste the copied content below the [common|global] section of the liagent.ini file.
    12. Replace all instances of the FQDN_localhost_need_update parameter located after agent_name with nyc01vrbc01.rainpole.local, with the following commands in the vi editor.

      vRealize Business Node

      Command in the vi Editor

      vRealize Business Data Collector

      :%s/FQDN_localhost_need_update/nyc01vrbc01.rainpole.local/g
    13. Press Escape and enter :wq! to save the file.
    14. Start the Log Insight agent.

      Run the following command:

      /etc/init.d/liagentd start
    15. Verify that the Log Insight agent is running.

      Run the following command:

      /etc/init.d/liagentd status
    16. Turn on autorun by default for the Log Insight agent.

      Run the following command:

      chkconfig liagentd on