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VMware vRealize Operations Essentials by Matthew Steiner

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Installing vRealize Log Insight

One of the really great things about Log Insight is how easy it is to get up and running very quickly. Indeed, within VMware, vRealize Log Insight is considered the "poster child" for ease of installation and use.

As with any software, however, you do still need to carry out a bit of due diligence—read the release notes for the version that you are installing, do some accurate sizing, ensure that you have sufficient computing and storage resources, and ensure that you have the correct network ports opened.

Sizing and design

As mentioned earlier in this chapter, vRealize Log Insight has been designed to support ingestion of up to 180,000 events per second and 2.4 TB of log data per day. For an implementation of this ...

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