vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.3 and later supports log insight agent. You can configure the agent to analyze the performance of the appliance. You can configure vRealize Log Insight Linux agents in the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance.

vRealize Log Insight agent comes pre-installed on the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance.

You can configure vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance to forward cfapi or system logs and events to the vRealize Log Insight instance. All cfapi or syslog information can then be viewed and analyzed from the vRealize Log Insight Web interface.

Prerequisites

Verify that you already have the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager server details before you set the properties of log insight agent.

Procedure

  1. Log into the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vRSLCMIP/vrlcm and login with your user credentials.
    2. From the Home page, click Settings > Logs.
    3. Update the following parameters in the LCM UI section and save your changes.
      [server]
      hostname=vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      proto=cfapi
      port=9000

      Or

      hostname=vRealize Log Insight hostname
      proto=syslog
      port=514
      Note: Edit the liagent.ini file on the first vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance if the user wants to change the protocol. Restart the Log Insight agent by running the following command: /etc/init.d/liagentd restart
  2. Under Log Insight Agent Configuration section, enter the Hostname and Port details.
  3. Select the required Server Protocol and enable the Secure Communications, Accept Any and Accept Any Trusted checkbox.
  4. Enter the Common Name for the self signed certificate.
  5. Enter the Reconnection Time and Max Buffer Size.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Configure the Linux Agent Group on the Log Insight server.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vRealize Log Insight hostname/IP.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name admin
      Password vrli_admin_password
    3. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon and select Administration.
    4. Under Management, click Agents.
    5. From the drop-down menu on the top, select vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager - Linux from the Available Templates section.
    6. Click Copy Template.