An administrator can configure vRealize Log Insight to send notifications related to its own health.

If an email message cannot be delivered, you are notified of the error on the Web interface.


  • 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.

  • Verify that the SMTP server is configured for vRealize Log Insight. For more information, see Configure the SMTP Server for vRealize Log Insight.


  1. Click the configuration drop-down menu icon and select Administration.
  2. Under Configuration, click General.
  3. Under the Alerts header, set the system notifications.
    1. In the Email System Notifications To text box, type the email addresses to be notified.

      Use commas to separate multiple email addresses.

    2. Select the Retention notification threshold check box and set the threshold that triggers the notifications.

      A notification is sent when the amount of data the system can hold is insufficient for the time period specified. This value is calculated based on the current ingestion rate.

  4. Click Save.
  5. Click Restart Log Insight to apply your changes.