Install the vRealize Log Insight agent on the Windows virtual machines for the Distributed Execution Manager, IaaS Manager Service, IaaS Web Server, IaaS SQL Server, and the vSphere proxy agents. The agents forward log data to vRealize Log Insight that appears in the dashboards for vRealize Automation.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Windows virtual machines of the vRealize Automation component.
    1. Open a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connection to each of the following vRealize Automation virtual machines.

      vRealize Automation Component

      Host Name or VM Name

      vSphere Proxy Agent

      nyc01ias01a.rainpole.local

      vSphere Proxy Agent

      nyc01ias01b.rainpole.local

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      Rainpole\svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra-user-password

  2. Log in to the vRealize Log Insight user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01vrli01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      deployment_admin_password

  3. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon  and select Administration.
  4. Under Management, click Agents and click the Download Log Insight Agent Version link..
  5. In the Download Log Insight Agent Version dialog box, click Windows MSI (32-bit/64-bit) and save the .msi file on the vRealize Automation virtual machine.
  6. Open an administrative command prompt window, and navigate to the directory to where you saved the .msi file.
  7. Run the following command to install the vRealize Log Insight agent with custom values.
    VMware-Log-Insight-Agent-4.6.0-build_number_192.168.31.10.msi SERVERPORT=9000 AUTOUPDATE=yes LIAGENT_SSL=no
  8. In the VMware vRealize Log Insight Agent Setup wizard, accept the license agreement and click Next.
  9. With the nyc01vrli01.rainpole.local Log Insight host name selected in the Host text box, click Install and after the installation finishes, click Finish
  10. Repeat the steps for the other vRealize Automation virtual machines.

Results

All VMware vRA 7 dashboards become available on the home page of vRealize Log Insight.