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VMware vRealize Operations Essentials by Matthew Steiner

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Log ingestion

Now that your vRealize Log Insight platform is established, you can start sending logs to the platform. There are three main methods to do so:

  • vSphere Integration: vCenters and Hosts send all their logs
  • Agents: Agents are installed on Windows and Linux to send files or event logs
  • Syslog: Any device running Syslog can add vRealize Log Insight as a Syslog destination

Logging in

To access vRealize Log Insight, enter the IP Address or FQDN of your vRealize Log Insight instance into your browser and accept the self-signed certificate if required. The login screen will appear—for now, only the Admin account is configured so use that along with the password that you set in the Establishing a new Deployment section earlier.

As no systems have ...

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