After you fail over the management applications in the SDDC to Region B, to send logs to the vRealize Log Insight instance in Region B, you update the DNS record for vRealize Log Insight in the to point to the Region B instance.

You modify the DNS record for sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local to point to the IP address of lax01vrli01.lax01.rainpole.local in Region B.


  1. Log in to the DNS server dc51rpl.rainpole.local that resides in Region B as an Active Directory administrator by using a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connection.
  2. Open the Windows Start menu, enter dns in the Search text box, and press Enter.
    The DNS Manager dialog box appears.
  3. In the DNS Manager dialog box, under Forward Lookup Zones, select the sfo01.rainpole.local domain by expanding the tree and locate the sfo01vrli01 record on the right side.
  4. Double-click the sfo01vrli01 record, change the IP address of the record from to and click OK.
    Setting Value
    Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local
    IP Address
    Update associated pointer (PTR) record Selected