VMware Log Intelligence
Customers interested in using the next version of vRealize Log Insight can explore Log Intelligence, a new VMware SaaS offering as part of VMware Cloud Services, supporting both public and private clouds, with a 30-day free trial. Alternatively, customers can upgrade to vRealize Suite or purchase full vRealize Log Insight as a standalone product.
VMware Log Intelligence Key Benefits
Rapidly troubleshoot your software-defined data center (SDDC)
Quickly understand the health of an SDDC environment by identifying anomalies across infrastructure and applications. Out-of-the-box dashboards for VMware SDDC solutions such as vCenter, NSX, and vSAN as well as robust log aggregation and analytics accelerate troubleshooting.
Monitor and manage log data at scale
Log Intelligence ingests logs in a secure and efficient manner and delivers sophisticated analytics. Log Intelligence has enterprise-class scalability, designed to handle all kinds of machine generated data and delivers near real-time monitoring.
Support for VMware Cloud on AWS
Analyze VMware Cloud on AWS audit logs as well as vCenter logs with quick and easy integrations. Log Intelligence also offers AWS cloud native application troubleshooting support
Accessing VMware Log Intelligence
To gain access to VMware Log Intelligence, you need to access the landing page for VMware Cloud Services and be logged in to the correct organization
Getting data into VMware Log Intelligence – Data Collectors
In order to get log data from your onsite data center into VMware Log Intelligence, you will deploy one or more data collector appliances in your vSphere environment. The Data Collector is used as a log stream proxy to encrypt and compress log data before sending it to the VMware Log Intelligence service.
- From the Log Intelligence home screen select the double chevron in the upper left corner to expand the navigation pane
- From the expanded navigation pane select Manage to expand the management options.
- Select Data Collectors to switch to the Data Collector information screen