You can add a search domain to improve the vRealize Operations Manager inventory matching.

Adding a search domain improves matching when a virtual machine label and search domain resolve to the IP address of the host that sends log messages to vRealize Log Insight. For example, if you have a virtual machine named linux_01 in vRealize Operations Manager and the host name resolves to, then adding a search domain allows vRealize Log Insight to recognize and match that resource.

Verify that you have the root user credentials to log in to the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance. See Configure the Root SSH Password for the Log Insight Virtual Appliance

To enable SSH connections, verify that TCP port 22 is open.


Establish an SSH connection to the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance and log in as the root user.


Open /etc/resolv.conf.


Add your search domain. For example,search


Save and close the file.