You can install or upgrade a Windows agent on a single machine with the installation wizard.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that you have a copy of the vRealize Log Insight Windows agent .msi file. See Download Agent Installation Files.

  • Verify that you have permissions to perform installations and start services on the Windows machine.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Windows machine on which to install the vRealize Log Insight Windows agent.
  2. Change to the directory where you have the vRealize Log Insight Windows agent .msi file.
  3. Double-click the vRealize Log Insight Windows agent .msi file, accept the terms of the License Agreement, and click Next.
  4. Enter the IP address or host name of the vRealize Log Insight server and click Install.

    The wizard installs or updates the vRealize Log Insight Windows agent as an automatic Windows Service under the Local System service account.

  5. Click Finish.

What to do next

Configure the vRealize Log Insight Windows agent by editing liagent.ini file. See Configuring Log Insight Windows Agent After Installation.