Before you deploy vRealize Log Insight, verify that your environment satisfies the requirements for this deployment. 

Verify that static IP addresses and FQDNs for the vRealize Log Insight are available in the application virtual network for Region A.

For the application virtual network, allocate 3 static IP addresses for the vRealize Log Insight nodes and one IP address for the integrated load balancer. Map host names to the IP addresses.

Note

Region A must be routable via the vSphere management network.

IP Addresses and Host Names for the vRealize Log Insight Instance in Region A

Role

IP Address

FQDN

Integrated load balancer VIP address

192.168.31.10

vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Master node

192.168.31.11

vrli-mstr-01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Worker node 1

192.168.31.12

vrli-wrkr-01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Worker node 2

192.168.31.13

vrli-wrkr-02.sfo01.rainpole.local

Default gateway

192.168.31.1

-

DNS server

172.16.11.5

172.16.11.4

-

Subnet mask

255.255.255.0

-

NTP servers

172.16.11.251

172.16.11.252

172.17.11.251

172.17.11.252

ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

ntp.lax01.rainpole.local

Verify that your environment satisfies the following prerequisites to deploying vRealize Log Insight.

Prerequisite

Value

Storage

Virtual disk provisioning.

Thin

Required storage per node

Initial storage for node deployment: 510 GB

Software Features

vSphere

Management vCenter Server

Client Integration Plugin on the machine where you use the vSphere Web Client

Management cluster with DRS and HA enabled.

NSX for vSphere

Application virtual network for the 3-node vRealize Log Insight cluster

Installation Package

Download the .ova file of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance on the machine where you use the vSphere Web Client. 

License

Obtain a license that covers the use of vRealize Log Insight.

Active Directory

Verify that you have a parent and child Active Directory domain controllers configured with the role-specific SDDC users and groups for the rainpole.local domain.

Certification Authority

Configure the Active Directory domain controller as a certificate authority for the environment. 

E-mail account

Provide an email account to send vRealize Log Insight notifications from.