VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage [V8.4] (EDU-VRLIDM84)

This two-day course focuses on deploying, using and managing VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ product. It provides you with the knowledge and skills to deploy a vRealize Log Insight cluster that meets the monitoring requirements of your environment. You 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.

 

Objectives

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

  • Identify features and benefits of vRealize Log Insight
  • Describe the features of vRealize Log Insight that help in managing logs
  • Determine the vRealize Log Insight cluster that meets your monitoring requirements
  • Deploy and configure a vRealize Log Insight cluster
  • Use interface features to assess operational issues
  • Describe vRealize Log Insight architecture and use cases
  • Create various custom dashboards
  • Describe vRealize Log Insight architecture and use cases
  • Extend the capabilities of vRealize Log Insight by adding content packs and configuring solutions
  • Describe the features of vRealize Log Insight that help in managing logs

 

Intended Audience

Experienced system administrators, system integrators, and developers responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Log Insight

 

Prerequisites

System administration experience with VMware vSphere® deployments or completion of one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]   
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

 

Product Alignment

  • VMware vSphere 7.0 U1
  • VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ 8.4
  • VMware vRealize® Operations™ 8.4
  • VMware vRealize® Lifecycle Manager™ 8.4
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Course Outline

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

 

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 key Benefits of vRealize Log Insight
  • Describe the key features of vRealize Log Insight

 

3 vRealize Log Insight Architecture and Deployment

  • Identify the minimum requirements for deploying vRealize Log Insight
  • About vRealize Log Insight Sizing Calculator
  • Describe vRealize Log Insight compatibility with other VMware products
  • Describe the vRealize Log Insight architecture
  • Choose the correct vRealize Log Insight deployment for an environment
  • Install the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance

 

4 vRealize Log Insight Queries and Dashboards

  • Describe the primary functions of the vRealize Log Insight UI
  • Use the Interactive Analytics tab to get a deep understanding of log data
  • Create and Manage queries
  • Create vRealize Log Insight custom dashboards

 

5 Administering vRealize Log Insight

  • Access the vRealize Log Insight Administration page
  • User Access Controls
  • Configure vRealize Log Insight settings
  • Install custom SSL certificates
  • Configure system notifications
  • Upgrade vRealize Log Insight
  • Identity the location of vRealize Log Insight logs

 

6 vRealize Log Insight Integrations

  • Describe how to integrate vRealize Operations with vRealize Log Insight
  • Describe the advantages of integrating vRealize Operations with vRealize Log Insight
  • Explain problems solved by integration of vRealize Operations with vRealize Log Insight