You must set up a system and a root account to administer vRealize Log Insight.

vRealize Log Insight Root User

vRealize Log Insight currently uses the root user account as the service user. No other user is created.

Unless you set the root password property during deployment, the default root password is blank. You must change the root password when you log in to the vRealize Log Insight console for the first time.

SSH is disabled until the default root password is set.

The root password must meet the following requirements.

  • Must be at least eight characters long

  • Must contain at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one digit, and one special character

  • Must not repeat the same character four times

vRealize Log Insight Admin User

When you start the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance for the first time, vRealize Log Insight creates the admin user account for its Web user interface.

The default password for admin is blank. You must change the admin password in the Web user interface during the initial configuration of vRealize Log Insight.

Active Directory Support

vRealize Log Insight supports integration with Active Directory. When configured, vRealize Log Insight can authenticate or authorize a user against Active Directory.

See Enable User Authentication Through Active Directory.

Privileges Assigned to Default Users

The vRealize Log Insight service user has root privileges.

The Web user interface admin user has the administrator privileges only to the vRealize Log Insight web user interface.