You can search the list of log events for events that occurred before, after, and around an event in the list.

If you want to know more about the status of your environment before and after an event, you can check the surrounding events.


Verify that you are logged in to the vRealize Log Insight web user interface as a user associated with the User role, or a role that has the relevant permissions. For more information, see Create and Modify Roles in Administering vRealize Log Insight. The URL format of the web user interface is https://log_insight-host, where log_insight-host is the IP address or host name of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance.


  1. On the Interactive Analytics tab, locate the event in the list.
  2. At the left of the event row, click and select Set Time Range From This Event.
  3. In the Set Time Range From Event dialog box, use the drop-down menus to select the period and direction of the time range.
    You can select from a list of predefined periods from 1 second to 10 minutes.
  4. Click Set Range.


The events that surround the selected event appear in the list.
Note: This operation clears all search parameters and filters that you have specified previously.