You can forward logs from vRealize Log Insight on-premise to vRealize Log Insight Cloud without using a Cloud Proxy. Once the log forwarding configuration is ready, you can view the details of the corresponding on-premise instance in vRealize Log Insight Cloud.

To configure a cloud forwarder to forward logs from vRealize Log Insight on-premise to vRealize Log Insight Cloud, follow the instructions in Configure Log Forwarding to vRealize Log Insight Cloud.

After configuring the cloud forwarder, you can view the details of the on-premise instance in vRealize Log Insight Cloud when you expand the main menu and click vRLI On Premise. In this page, the following information appears:
  • Cluster identity and node identity
  • Connectivity status (active and inactive nodes)
  • vRealize Log Insight on-premise version
  • Summary of vRealize Log Insight on-premise usage
    • Log ingestion in the last 30 days for the on-premise cluster
    • Log archived in the last 30 days for the on-premise cluster
  • Volume of data forwarded to vRealize Log Insight Cloud in the last 30 days