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!
Log Insight 4.0 changed the default option of “ssl” from off to on as I covered in this post. Using encryption by default is a best practice, but you should be aware of the four SSL parameters that can be set in the [server] section of the Log Insight agent configuration. Read on to learn […]
As you probably know, the Log Insight agent allows you to explicitly include or exclude: filelog: log files within a directory winlog: Windows event viewer channels One question I received at VMworld was if you could explicitly include or exclude: filelog: certain log messages from within a log file winlog: certain events from within Windows […]
Back in the early Log Insight days, I wrote about the types of fields in Log Insight and which static fields were provided automatically (more in this post). Today, I would like to discuss the automatic static fields that the Log Insight agent provides. Read on to learn more!
I recently got back from VMworld US 2016 and one of the top asked questions was: Which VMware products come pre-installed with the Log Insight agent? In this post, I will address this question.
I have received some questions around agent configuration that I wanted to clear up. Read on to learn more!
I have spent the last three weeks talking about the new agent parsing feature in Log Insight 3.0. I wanted to wrap-up by discussing why you should use agent parsers.