To have a consistent logging configuration across all ESXi hosts, update the host profile in each cluster to accommodate the syslog settings for connection to vRealize Log Insight.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. Update the host profile for the ROBO cluster.
    1. From the Home menu, select Policies and Profiles.
    2. In the Navigator pane, clickHost Profiles.
    3. Right-click nyc01-r01hp-mgmt01 and select Copy Settings from Host.
    4. Select nyc01r01esx01.rainpole.local and click OK.
  3. Verify that the syslog host settings have been updated.
    1. On the Host Profiles page in the Navigator pane, click nyc01-r01hp-mgmt01.
    2. On the Configure tab, click Settings.
    3. In the Filter search box, enter
    4. Select the entry from the results list and verify that value of the option is udp://nyc01vrli01.rainpole.local:514
  4. Verify the compliance of the hosts in the ROBO cluster.
    1. From the Home menu, select Hosts and Clusters.
    2. Click the nyc01-r01-robo01 cluster, click the Monitor tab, and click Profile Compliance.
    3. Click the Check Compliance Now button.
    4. Verify that all hosts are compliant with the attached profile.