Enable a content pack to start using its dashboards, queries, and other resources. Deactivate a content pack when you no longer need it.

Prerequisites

Verify that you are logged in to the vRealize Log Insight Cloud web user interface as an administrator.

Procedure

  1. Expand the main menu and click Content Packs.
  2. On the relevant tab, locate the content pack that you want to enable or deactivate. You can use the search functionailty to find the content pack.
  3. (Optional) If the content pack has more than one version, in the content pack card, click the version drop-down menu to select the version that you want to enable or deactivate.
  4. Do either of the following:
    • To enable the content pack, click Enable.
    • To deactivate the content pack, click Actions > Disable.
    Note:
    • When you enable a content pack, the alerts from the content pack are not enabled by default. You can enable the alerts in the Alert Definitions page.
    • When you deactivate a content pack, if the elements of the content pack are used by users in your organization, a pop-up window appears, which describes where the elements are used. You cannot deactivate the content pack until you remove the dependent elements.

Results

  • When you enable a content pack, the content pack appears on the Enabled tab of the Content Packs page with information such as the content pack name, description, and enabled versions in the content pack card.
    Note: If the content pack has more than one version and:
    • If you select an enabled version from the version drop-down menu, you can see the Actions and Details buttons in the content pack card.
    • If you select a deactivated version from the version drop-down menu, you can see the Enable and Details buttons in the content pack card.
    Enabled elements of the content pack appear in respective pages such as Alerts and Dashboards. You can click each element to for more information.
  • When you deactivate a content pack:
    • If the content pack has only one version or if all the versions of the content pack are deactivated, the content pack no longer appears on the Enabled tab.
    • If the content pack has more than one version and has other enabled versions, the content pack appears on the Enabled tab. However, selecting the deactivated version displays the Enable and Details buttons in the content pack card, which indicates that the selected version of the content pack is no longer enabled.
    • In the content pack card, you can select the deactivated version and click Details to view the elements of the content pack such as dashboards, alerts, and queries. However, you cannot click each element for more information.