When deploying Log Insight, you have the option of selecting various deployment sizes. By default, Log Insight defaults to small. The best practice for production workloads is to deploy at least medium and whenever possible large. You will notice that by default and even with the larger deployment sizes that Log Insight allocates just over […]
I have covered Log Insight reference architectures in the past, but I have received a few inquiries about large Log Insight deployments. In this post, I will cover a variety of different large Log Insight deployments and the reference architecture information you need to know. Read on to learn more!
Log Insight 4.0 includes more supported APIs. Read on to learn more!
I have been asked a few time how to mass deploy the Log Insight Windows agent and thought I would share this documentation link, which provides all the relevant information.
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.
This week, I would like to talk about the Windows agent available in Log Insight 2.0. First up, I would like to cover how to deploy the Window Agent on your Window’s VMs. Please note the Windows agent support Windows desktop versions Vista and newer and server versions 2008 and newer.
Next up, I have a video on how to join a new Log Insight deployment to an existing Log Insight instance. This process is necessary to create or extend a Log Insight cluster.
For those interested in deploying Log Insight 2.0 for the first time, setting up a new Log Insight instance, or creating a Log Insight cluster, this video is for you!
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 […]
vCenter Log Insight is available as a virtual appliance and can deployed on any system that supports the OVF standard. While deployment is straightforward, I figured I would walk through the deployment process and more importantly the considerations.