Since the Log Insight Agent was introduced, it has supported silent installation options to assist in automated deployments. The silent installation options were primarily focused around server, port, and protocol specifications. With the change of enabling SSL by default in Log Insight 4.0, additional parameters became necessary to automate the deployment of the agent in all environments. In addition, there have been feature requests to control other aspects of the agent during installation. In version 4.5, additional parameters were introduced to provide the flexibility you need. Read on to learn more!
Not that I think you should ever remove Log Insight from your environment, but I have been asked how to properly remove Log Insight (e.g. re-purposing an environment) after it has been configured. Read on to learn more!
While Log Insight strives to make administration easy, issues may be experienced from time-to-time. On rare occasion, I have heard of a Log Insight upgrade failing. The question becomes what should you do if the upgrade fails? Read on to learn more!
Someone approached me recently with the following question:
I am in the process of integrating vIDM with Log Insight and have a business requirement that vIDM be highly available. Currently, the conceptual design is looking like a 2-node cluster behind a NSX based LB. I will not have more than 15 – 20 admins using vRLI, and I’m therefore wondering if the design requires an external SQL database or not?
What is my recommendation? Read on to learn more!
Someone recently pinged me stating that a group that had been defined on the Access Control page of Log Insight was grayed out. They wanted to know why and how to fix it. Read on to learn more!
What do you do when you have a boot partition that is too small? This is the exact problem I tried to solve in my home lab. Read on to learn more!
Log Insight has always shipped with the General and vSphere content packs. Several enhancements have been made to these content pack in version 4.5. In addition, more content packs are now included out of the box. Read on to learn more!
We are getting into the holiday season and that means more access to food — most of which is not that healthy. For me, this is a challenging time as food self-control is not one of my strong suites. Knowing this about myself, I have spent some time reflecting. Read on to hear what I have learned.
This is the first year that VMworld EMEA is two-weeks after VMworld US and I have to say it sure does keep the pressure on! Below is my schedule for VMworld EMEA.