vRealize Log Insight Agent comes pre-installed on the vRealize Automation virtual appliance. Configure the liagent.ini configuration file on each virtual appliance.

1

Edit the liagent.ini file on the first vRealize Automation virtual appliance.

a

Open an SSH connection to the virtual appliance by using the following settings.

Setting

Value

SSH sever

vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

User name

root

Password

vra_applianceA_root_password

b

Open the /var/lib/loginsight-agent/liagent.ini file in a text editor. 

c

Update the following parameters in the [server] section and save your changes.

[server]
hostname=vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local
proto=cfapi
port=9000
d

Restart the Log Insight agent by running the following command

/etc/init.d/liagentd restart
e

Repeat the steps on the second vRealize Automation appliance vra01svr01b.rainpole.local by using the following settings.

Setting

Value

SSH Server

vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

User name

root

Password

vra_applianceB_root_password

2

Configure the Linux Agent Group on the Log Insight server.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://vrli-cluster-01.sfo01.rainpole.local.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

admin

Password

vrli_admin_password

c

Click the configuration drop-down menu icon  and select Administration.

d

Under Management, click Agents.

e

From the drop-down menu on the top, select vRealize Automation 7 - Linux from the Available Templates section.

f

Click Copy Template.

g

In the Copy Agent Group dialog box, enter vRA7 - Linux Agent Group in the name field and click Copy.

h

In the agent filter fields, enter the following values pressing Enter after each host name.

Filter

Operator

Values

Hostname

matches

vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

i

Click Refresh and verify that all the agents in the filter appear in the Agents list.

j

Click Save New Group at the bottom of the page.

k

Click the Dashboard tab and select the VMware VR 7 dashboard from the drop-down menu on the left.

All VMware vRA 7 dashboards become available on the vRealize Log Insight Home page.