Category: VMware vRealize Log Insight

VMware vRealize Log Insight v3.6 Configuration. SSL, Active Directory and vSphere.

The previous blog post was related to deploying the Log Insight appliance and can be viewed here. After deploying your Log Insight appliance you will want to login to the /admin page and configure a CA signed certificate, Active Directory authentication and integration with vSphere. Log into your Log Insight appliance admin page. The username is ...

VMware vRealize Log Insight v3.6 Deployment

This post is about deploying VMware vRealize Log Insight v3.6. To start with log into my.vmware.com and download the VMware-vRealize-Log-Insight-3.6.0-4202923.ova. Its 863MB in size. Log into your vCenter Server via the Web Client. Click on the cluster or host that you want to deploy the appliance to and select ‘Deploy OVF Template’, click ‘Local File’ and ...

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Issues with our Log Insight clusters

  We have 2 newly built sites each with it’s own Log Insight cluster, and each Log Insight cluster has it’s own unique FQDN to receive syslogs. All servers, hosts etc send their syslogs to the Log Insight cluster at the same site, there is no cross-site configuration etc. The 2 sites share a single SSO ...

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Generate PEM certificate for vRealize Log Insight Cluster and Integrated Load Balancer

This is the process to generate the CA signed SSL certificate for vRealize Log Insight. The VMware documentation for this isn’t really clear. I am implementing a 3 node Log Insight cluster and will also utilise the Integrated Load Balancer feature. The FQDN and IP addresses of the Log Insight appliances will be: log01.lab.local    10.1.1.11 ...

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vRealize Log Insight 2.5 – upgrade to v3.0

The process to upgrade vRealize Log Insight from version 2.5 to version 3.0 is very straight forward. Download the v3.0 upgrade .pak file from MyVMware.com Connect via your browser to the Log Insight appliance with an account that has administrator rights. Once logged in, top right hand corner, click the drop down box and select ...

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