You first create a local environment in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, then you deploy vRealize Log Insight by using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager by using the administration interface.
    Setting Value
    URL https://vrslcm01svr01.rainpole.local
    User name admin@local
    Password vrslcm_admin_password
  2. On the My services page, click Lifecycle operations.
  3. On the Dashboard page, click Create environment, enter these values, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Environment name

    SFO-Region-Env

    Administrator email

    sfo-vrli-admin_email

    Default password

    Click Select default password and select the vRealize Log Insight password, sfo01vrli01-admin.

    Select Datacenter

    sfo01-m01dc

    Join the VMware customer experience improvement program

    Selected

  4. On the Select Product page, select the check box for vRealize Log Insight, configure these values, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Installation type

    New Install

    Version

    8.1.1

    Deployment type

    Cluster

  5. On the End user license agreement page, read the EULA, select the I agree to the terms and conditions check box, and click Next.
  6. On the License page, add or select the vRealize Suite license.
    • To select a license by using the My VMware product entitlement, click Select, select the license, and click Update.

    • To add the license manually, click Add, enter the vRealize Suite or vCloud Suite License alias and key, click Validate, and then click Add.

  7. To validate the license, click Validate association and click Next.
  8. On the Certificate page, from the Select certificate drop-down menu, select the vRealize Log Insight certificate and click Next.
  9. On the Infrastructure page, enter these values, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Select vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Select cluster

    sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01

    Select folder

    sfo01-m01fd-vrli

    Select resource pool

    sfo01-m01-sddc-mgmt

    Select network

    Distributed port group that ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN.

    Select datastore

    sfo01-m01-vsan01

    Select disk mode

    Thin

    Integrate with Identity Manager

    Deselected

    Use content library

    Deselected

  10. On the Network page, enter these values and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Default gateway

    192.168.31.1

    Netmask

    255.255.255.0

    Domain name

    sfo01.rainpole.local

    Domain search path

    sfo01.rainpole.local,rainpole.local

    DNS servers

    Click Edit server selection, select 172.16.11.5 and 172.16.11.4, click Next. Change server priority and Finish.

    Time sync mode

    Use NTP Server

    NTP servers

    Click Edit server selection, select ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local, click Next and Finish.

  11. In the Product properties panel, enter these values, leaving the other settings to their default values.

    Setting

    Value

    Node size

    Medium

    Certificate

    sfo01vrli01-certificate

    Configure cluster VIP

    Yes

    Anti-affinity / affinity rule

    Deselected

    Upgrade VM compatibility

    Deselected

    Always use English

    Deselected

    Product password

    sfo01vrli01-admin

    Integrate with Identity Manager

    Deselected

    Time sync mode

    Use NTP server

  12. In the Cluster virtual IP panel, enter these values.

    Option

    Value

    FQDN

    sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    IP Address

    192.168.31.10

  13. In the vrli-master panel, enter these values.

    Setting

    Value

    VM Name

    sfo01vrli01a

    FQDN

    sfo01vrli01a.sfo01.rainpole.local

    IP Address

    192.168.31.11

  14. In the vrli-worker-1 panel, enter these values.

    Setting

    Value

    VM Name

    sfo01vrli01b

    FQDN

    sfo01vrli01b.sfo01.rainpole.local

    IP Address

    192.168.31.12

  15. In the vrli-worker-2 panel, enter these values.

    Setting

    Value

    VM Name

    sfo01vrli01c

    FQDN

    sfo01vrli01c.sfo01.rainpole.local

    IP Address

    192.168.31.13

  16. On the Products page, click Next.
  17. On the Precheck page, click Run precheck.
  18. Wait for all Pre Validation successful messages and click Next.
  19. On the Summary page, review the configuration details.
  20. (Optional) To back up the deployment configuration, click Export configuration.
  21. Click Submit to start the deployment.

    The Request details page displays the progress of deployment.

  22. Monitor the steps of the deployment graph until all stages are marked as COMPLETED.