Ever wonder how you could automate the installation of the Log Insight Agent without a configuration management tool like SCCM, Puppet, or Salt? In this post, learn about a PowerShell script available that does exactly this!
Just a heads-up that I have updated the Automating the Deployment of Log Insight post to handle the new features (allow extra config and root password) in Log Insight 2.0.
Now that you know how to automate the deployment of Log Insight, you are probably wondering how to automate the configuration of Log Insight. Automating the configuration of Log Insight is a little harder because Log Insight does not have a configuration API today and because by default SSH is disabled until the root password is […]
Log Insight ships as a virtual appliance. Given its single packaging model, automated deployment is easy thanks to the freely available OVF Tool. OVF Tool is a command line utility available for Windows, Linux and Mac that allows you to deploy OVA/OVF files. For the list of options available with OVF Tool run ovftool –help or see […]
As you probably know, the Log Insight virtual appliance relies on OVF properties to handle some amount of configuration. OVF properties are powerful in that they can be set at deploy time, changed at a later time, and can be used instead of relying on a CLI or needing to write a UI on top […]
I was recently asked if it was possible to automate the configuration of Log Insight agents. More specifically, the request was to modify an agent configuration as new applications were brought up on a system. In this post, I will cover a couple of ways to automate agent configuration.
This page contains the most relevant information for VMware Log Insight! Official links Product Page – information about Log Insight, trial/download, purchasing, and other resources Log Insight Community – Direct access to product management and tech previews (highly recommended for all users) VMware Community – Traditional way to ask questions and report bugs on […]
Personal Information NAME: Steve Flanders ADDRESS: Boston, Massachusetts MOBILE: (617) 517-6182 EMAIL: [email protected] NATIONALITY: American DOB: January 7 Summary I am an accomplished Architect and Manager at VMware. My specializations are in cloud computing, VMware technologies, scripting, and automation. I have an extensive background in designing and implementing cloud and virtualization solutions with proven competencies in […]