VMware distributes vRealize Log Insight as a virtual appliance in OVA file format. Various resources and applications must be available for the virtual appliance to run successfully. For the most up-to-date information about requirements, check the latest release notes.

During deployment of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance you can select different sizes according to the ingestion requirements for the environment. An extra small configuration is the smallest supported configuration and can support log volumes of 3GB a day for about 10 users. The extra small configuration requires the following virtual resources.

2 vCPUs, 2GHz each

4GB RAM

Approximately 144GB storage space

For complete resources requirements based on ingestion requirements, see Sizing the vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliance

You can use one of the following browsers to connect to the vRealize Log Insight Web user interface. More recent browser versions also work with vRealize Log Insight, but have not been validated.

Important

Cookies must be enabled in your browser.

Mozilla Firefox 29.0 and 38.0

Safari 6.0 , 7.0

Google Chrome 29.0, 34.0 and 43.0

Internet Explorer 10.x and 11.x

Note

Internet Explorer Document mode must be set to Standards Mode. Other modes are not supported. Browser Mode: Compatibility View is not supported.

The following network ports must be externally accessible.

Port

Protocol

80/TCP

HTTP

443/TCP

HTTPS

514/UDP, 514/TCP

Syslog

1514/TCP

Syslog

9000/TCP

vRealize Log Insight Ingestion API

9543/TCP

vRealize Log Insight Ingestion API (SSL)