To use the Log Insight page, the Troubleshoot with Logs dashboard, and Logs tab in vRealize Operations Manager, you must configure vRealize Log Insight with vRealize Operations Manager.

Configuring the vRealize Log Insight Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager

To access the Log Insight page and the Troubleshoot with Logs dashboard from vRealize Operations Manager, you must configure the vRealize Log Insight adapter in vRealize Operations Manager.

You can integrate only one vRealize Log Insight instance.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Operations Manager are installed.
  • Verify that you know the IP address or FQDN of the vRealize Log Insight instance you have installed.

Procedure

  1. In the menu, select Administration, and then from the left pane, select Management > Integrations.
  2. From the Integrations page, click VMware vRealize Log Insight.
  3. In the VMware vRealize Log Insight page complete the following steps:
    • Enter the IP address or FQDN in the Log Insight server text box of the vRealize Log Insight you have installed and want to integrate with.
    • Select the collector group from the Collectors/Groups drop-down menu.
    • Click Test Connection to verify that the connection is successful.
    • Click Save.
  4. From the vRealize Operations Manager Home page, click Troubleshoot > Using Logs from the left pane. If you see a statement at the bottom of the page, click the link and accept the certificate exception in vRealize Log Insight or contact your IT support for more information.
  5. From the vRealize Operations Manager Home page, click Troubleshoot > Using Logs from the left pane and enter the user name and password of the vRealize Log Insight instance you have installed.

Configuring vRealize Operations Manager in vRealize Log Insight

You configure vRealize Operations Manager in vRealize Log Insight in the following scenarios:

  • To access the Logs tab in vRealize Operations Manager.
  • To access the Troubleshoot with Logs dashboard and the Log Insight page from vRealize Operations Manager.
Prerequisites
  • Verify that vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Operations Manager are installed.
  • Verify that you know the IP address, hostname, and password of the vRealize Operations Manager instance you want to integrate with.

Procedure

  1. From the Administration page of vRealize Log Insight, click vRealize Operations from the left pane. You see the vRealize Operations Integration pane.
  2. In the Hostname text box, enter the IP address or FQDN of the vRealize Operations Manager instance you want to integrate with.
    Note: If you are using a load balancer, use its IP address or FQDN as a hostname value.
  3. In the Username and Password text boxes, enter the user name and password of the vRealize Operations Manager instance you want to integrate with.
  4. Select the relevant check boxes according to your preference:
    • To send alerts to vRealize Operations Manager, select Enable alerts integration.
    • To let vRealize Operations Manager open Log Insight and query for object logs, select Enable launch in context.
    • To calculate and send metrics to vRealize Operations Manager, select Enable metric calculation.
  5. Click Test Connection to verify that the connection is successful and accept the certificate if it is untrusted.
  6. Click Save.

    You can now view the log details for an object in vRealize Operations Manager.