You can configure Log Insight to send alert notifications to vCenter Operations Manager.

You can integrate Log Insight with vCenter Operations Manager vApp and vCenter Operations Manager Installable. Integrating with the Installable version requires additional changes to the vCenter Operations Manager configuration. For information about configuring vCenter Operations Manager Installable to integrate with Log Insight, see the Log Insight Getting Started Guide.

Integrating Log Insight alerts with vCenter Operations Manager allows you to view all information about your environment in a single user interface.

You can send notification events from multiple Log Insight instances to a single vCenter Operations Manager instance. You can enable launch in context for a single Log Insight instance per vCenter Operations Manager instance.

Verify that the version of vCenter Operations Manager supports alert notifications from Log Insight. For more information about supported product versions, see Product Compatibility.


Log Insight does not check the version of the target vCenter Operations Manager and lets you proceed with the configuration of the notifications. However, the notification events might not appear as expected in the vCenter Operations Manager user interface.

Depending on the vCenter Operations Manager license that you own, verify that you have minimum user credentials.

vCenter Operations Manager License

Minimum Required Credentials


Default Admin user credentials

Advanced or Enterprise

Read Only user credentials


If you want to use Active Directory or vCenter Server accounts, verify that these accounts are added in vCenter Operations Manager Custom user interface. For information about adding active directory users in vCenter Operations Manager, see the VMware vCenter Operations Manager Administration Guide.

Verify that you know the IP address or host name of the target vCenter Operations Manager instance.

Verify that you are logged in to the Log Insight Web user interface as an Admin user. The URL format is https://log-insight-host, where log-insight-host is the IP address or host name of the Log Insight virtual appliance.


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


Under Integration, select vCenter Operations Manager.


Type the IP address or host name, and user credentials for the UI VM of the vCenter Operations Manager instance, and click Test Connection .

Log Insight uses the credentials to push notification events to vCenter Operations Manager.


In the vCenter Operations Manager pane, select Enable alerts integration.


Click Save.

You can configure alert queries to send notification events to vCenter Operations Manager . See Add an Alert Query in Log Insight to Send Notification Events to vCenter Operations Manager.