In addition to user alerts, Log Insight also offers system notifications through configured email addresses. I would like to discuss the different types of system notifications available today and how you can troubleshoot potential issues Log Insight notifies you about.
One of the options for enabling user alerts is to send an email. The format of the message is standard across all thresholds, however the way in which data returned is different. The difference is important depending on how much information you want to be contained in the email versus available in Log Insight. I […]
As you know, Log Insight allows for user alerts to be configured for queries through the UI. These alerts can trigger an email and/or vC Ops notification event. In Log Insight 2.0, it is possible to configure additional ways to trigger a user alert through the CLI. I would like to discuss these additional options […]
Log Insight features a couple different types of alerts. In this post, I would like to cover user alerts and how thresholds work.
In Log Insight 3.3, webhooks were introduced as an alert type. Shortly after the Log Insight 3.3 announcement, Alan Castonguay and I published some webhook shims that could be used with Log Insight to provide integration to a variety of third-party destinations. I am happy to announce a major update to the existing shim including […]
There was one small, but important change made to Log Insight 3.6 that impacted the behavior of user alerts versus previous releases. Read on to learn more!
Log Insight and vRealize Operations Manager have always featured integration. Over time, the integration has become tighter and tighter. With Log Insight 3.6 and vRealize Operations Manager 6.3, the integration has become even better. Read on to learn more!
Any issue has been discovered where upgraded instances of vR Ops from 6.0.x to 6.1 that were integrated with Log Insight no longer display Log Insight notification events. Read on to learn more about the issue and how to fix it.
Today, Log Insight system notifications consist of both informational messages and critical system alert messages. In this post, I will discuss how to only get notified for critical system alert messages when integrating Log Insight with an on-call product like PagerDuty.
In addition to the major UI enhancements introduced in Log Insight 2.5, there are several smaller UI enhancements that I believe are important to call out. I would like to cover these enhancements in this post.