Users that are given the Super Admin role can create user accounts to provide access to the vRealize Log Insight web user interface.

Prerequisites

Verify that you are logged in to the vRealize Log Insight Web user interface as a user with the Edit Admin permission. The URL format is https://log-insight-host, where log-insight-host is the IP address or host name of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance.

Procedure

  1. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon and select Administration.
  2. Under Management, click Access Control.
  3. Click Users and Groups.

    If authentication using Active Directory is not enabled, click Users. See Enable User Authentication Through Active Directory.

  4. Click New User.
  5. In the Authentication drop-down menu, select Default (built-in).

    This step is optional if Active Directory is not enabled.

  6. Type a user name and email address.

    The email address is optional.

  7. From the Roles list on the right, select one or more predefined or custom user roles.

    Option

    Description

    User

    Users can access the full functionality of vRealize Log Insight to view log events, run queries to search and filter logs, import content packs into their own user space, add alert queries, and manage their own user accounts to change their password or email address. Users do not have access to the administration options, cannot share content with other users, cannot modify the accounts of other users, and cannot install a content pack from the Marketplace. However, you can import a content pack into your own user space which is visible only to you.

    Dashboard User

    Dashboard users can only use the Dashboards page of vRealize Log Insight.

    View Only Admin

    View Admin users can view Admin information, have full User access and can edit Shared content.

    Super Admin

    Super Admin users can access the full functionality of vRealize Log Insight, can administer vRealize Log Insight, and can manage the accounts of all other users.

  8. Copy the password from the Password text box and provide it to the user.
  9. Click Save.