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Configuring vRealize Log Insight

You can configure the vRealize Log lnsight application to deliver heterogeneous and highly scalable log management with intuitive, actionable dashboards, sophisticated analytics, and broad third-party extensibility. This application provides deep operational visibility and faster troubleshooting across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

Before you begin

The Hitachi UCP Advisor converged content pack enables the collection of syslog information from storage, compute, and network devices that are on-boarded to inventory. Before using the vRealize Insight application, you need to enable the syslog through a content pack.

For server and storage devices, use the following content pack:

C:\Program Files\Hitachi\UCP Advisor\HiLogInsightConverged\Content Packs\ UCP Advisor Converged v01.0.0.vlcp

For Brocade and Cisco Systems, download the content pack from the VMware solution exchange:


  1. In the Navigator window, click Administration.

  2. Click the Configuration tab.

  3. Scroll down to vRealize Log Insight and click Add.

  4. In the vRealize Log Insight dialog box, enter the relevant details as follows:

    • Hostname or IP Address: Host name or IP address of the user.
    • Username: User name identifying the user configuring the application.
    • Password: Password for the user configuring the application.
    • Port: Port used for the vRealize Log Insight application. Port 9543 is specified.
  5. Click Submit to register and configure vRealize Log Insight.