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vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage [V4.3]

In this three-day course, you will focus on deploying, using, and managing VMware vRealize® Log Insight?. You will learn about the configuration and use of vRealize Log Insight to collect and manage logs from a variety of VMware and third-party products. This course discusses interfacing vRealize Log Insight with other systems to monitor, troubleshoot, and secure a data center.

Product Alignment

  • vRealize Log Insight V4


 

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives: 

  • Describe the features of vRealize Log Insight that help in the management of logs
  • Describe how to install, configure, and use vRealize Log Insight 4.x to collect and analyze logs so that you can better manage and monitor your systems
  • Explain how vRealize Log Insight can be integrated with other solutions for monitoring, troubleshooting, and securing a data center
  • Describe vRealize Log Insight architecture and use cases
  • Explain vRealize Log Insight extensibility and workflows

Pre-Requisites

Intended Audience Experienced system administrators, system integrators, and developers responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Log Insight   Prerequisites This course requires completion of one of the following courses: 

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.5]

The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course: 

  • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Perform routine VMware vCenter Server® tasks
  • Perform basic Windows management operations

If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete one of the prerequisite courses before enrolling in VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage.

Course Content

1.Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Identify additional resources for after this course

  2.Introduction to vRealize Log Insight  

  • Describe a cloud management platform
  • Discuss sources of logging data
  • Explain the importance of efficient log management
  • Describe the requirements for a log analytics solution
  • Describe the benefits of vRealize Log Insight
  • Describe the key features of vRealize Log Insight
  • Describe vRealize Log Insight editions
  • Describe vRealize Log Insight licensing

  3.Deploying and Configuring vRealize Log Insight  

  • Specify the minimum hardware requirements for vRealize Log Insight
  • Size the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance
  • Describe the compatibility of vRealize Log Insight with other VMware products
  • Describe vRealize Log Insight security requirements
  • Describe the supported file and archive formats in vRealize Log Insight
  • Install the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance
  • Perform initial configuration of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance
  • Configure VMware vSphere® integration with vRealize Log Insight

  4.Using vRealize Log Insight 

  • Describe the primary vRealize Log Insight UI functions
  • Access the vRealize Log Insight UI
  • Use the Dashboards tab to view collected data
  • Customize the dashboards interface
  • Create custom dashboards
  • Describe and use vRealize Log Insight widgets
  • Use various chart types to display log events data
  • Use the Interactive Analytics tab to delve deeper into the log data
  • Create and manage queries
  • Using vRealize Log Insight on a daily basis

  5.Administering vRealize Log Insight 

  • Access the vRealize Log Insight Administration page
  • Install and configure vRealize Log Insight clusters
  • Configure vRealize Log Insight access controls
  • Configure the general settings in vRealize Log Insight
  • Describe and configure storage policies in vRealize Log Insight
  • Configure system notifications
  • Upgrade vRealize Log Insight
  • Monitor vRealize Log Insight
  • Examine vRealize Log Insight logs
  • Describe the contents of a log message
  • List vRealize Log Insight data sources
  • Describe the Syslog protocol
  • Install and manage vRealize Log Insight agents
  • Configure agent groups
  • Install and manage content packs
  • Use the log importer to import historical logs

  6.Integrating vRealize Log Insight 

  • Describe the advantages of VMware vRealize® Operations Manager? integration with vRealize Log Insight
  • List the vRealize Operations Manager integration requirements
  • Install the vRealize Log Insight management pack
  • Install the vRealize Operations Manager content pack

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