Category: Log Insight

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Log Insight – How to Monitor a specific application Log File

The following instructions will show you how to log and monitor any custom windows application as long as you know the directory of where the logs are stored. Use Case Scenario: My web application crashes every time Error 5015 occurs on my application. I would…


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vROPs 6.5 – How to integrate Log Insight with vROPS

New in vRealize Operation Manager 6.5 is the built-in integration with vRealize Log Insight. This becomes very useful as you no longer have to hop around to two different applications. You can now access Log Insight dashboards, content packs, and detailed logs directly from vROPs…


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Log Insight 4.0 – How to manually backup and restore settings

The following guide will show you how to manually backup all the advance configurations in Log Insight (e.g. IPs, DNS, Forwarding Rules, NTP) and custom work done such as Agent Groups, Dashboards, Alerts, etc. For full appliance backups, third party backup tools should still be…


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Log Insight 4.0 – How to create and configure a Gauge Chart

One of the latest features of Log Insight 4.0 is the ability to create a Gauge chart that can turn green, yellow, and red based on a static number you set. The following guide will show you how to create a gauge chart based on…


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Log Insight – How to upgrade Log Insight

The following guide will show you how to upgrade Log Insight. It is recommended to have a full backup for Log Insight and create a snapshot before upgrading. Log into http://vmware.com and download the Log Insight Upgrade Package Once downloaded login to your Log Insight…


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Log Insight 3.6 – How to configure a 3-node cluster with integrated load balancer

The following guide will show you how to configure a Log Insight cluster with Log Insight’s integrated Load Balancer. Some of the benefits of a Log Insight cluster using the internal load balancer includes the following: Ingestion HA – where you could lose any node…


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Log Insight – How to Monitor any Windows Service

Monitor critical services such as Exchange, SQL, Sharepoint, and more. The following guide will show you how to use Log Insight to monitor any Window Service and even get email alerts sent to you. Login to Log Insight as Admin On the top right corner,…