VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training [V4.3]

VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training

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Course Overview:

VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training hands-onIn this three-day VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course, you will focus on deploying and managing VMware vRealize® Log Insight™. You will learn about the configuration and use of vRealize Log Insight to collect and manage logs from a variety of VMware and third-party products. This course discusses interfacing vRealize Log Insight with other systems to monitor, troubleshoot, and secure a data center.

Product Alignment

• vRealize Log Insight V4

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course:

• Experienced system administrators, system integrators, and developers responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Log Insight

Related Courses:

VMware vRealize Operations Manager for Operators Training [V6.0]
VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V6.6]

Prerequisites:

This VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course requires completion of one of the following courses:

• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] (VICM6.5)
• VMware vSphere 6.5: Fast Track (VVFT6.5)

The VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course presumes that you can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

• Use VMware vSphere® Web Client
• Perform routine VMware vCenter Server® tasks
• Perform basic Windows management operations

If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete one of the prerequisite courses before enrolling in VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the features of vRealize Log Insight that help in the management of logs
• Describe how to install, configure, and use vRealize Log Insight 4.x to collect and analyze logs so that you can better manage and monitor your systems
• Explain how vRealize Log Insight can be integrated with other solutions for monitoring, troubleshooting and securing a data center
• Describe vRealize Log Insight architecture and use cases
• Explain vRealize Log Insight extensibility and workflows

VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training – Course Syllabus:

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
Identify additional resources for after this course

Introducing vRealize Log Insight

Describe a cloud management platform
Discuss sources of logging data
Explain the importance of efficient log management
Describe the requirements for a log analytics solution
Describe the benefits of vRealize Log Insight
Describe the key features of vRealize Log Insight
Describe vRealize Log Insight editions
Describe vRealize Log Insight licensing

Deploying and Configuring vRealize Log Insight

Specify the minimum hardware requirements for vRealize Log Insight
Size the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance
Describe the compatibility of vRealize Log Insight with other VMware products
Describe vRealize Log Insight security requirements
Describe the supported file and archive formats in vRealize Log Insight
Install the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance
Perform initial configuration of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance
Configure VMware vSphere® integration with vRealize Log Insight

Using vRealize Log Insight

Describe the primary vRealize Log Insight UI functions
Access the vRealize Log Insight UI
Use the Dashboards tab to view collected data
Customize the dashboards interface
Create custom dashboards
Describe and use vRealize Log Insight widgets
Use various chart types to display log events data
Use the Interactive Analytics tab to delve deeper into the log data
Create and manage queries
Using vRealize Log Insight on a daily basis

Administering vRealize Log Insight

Access the vRealize Log Insight Administration page
Install and configure vRealize Log Insight clusters
Configure vRealize Log Insight access controls
Configure the general settings in vRealize Log Insight
Describe and configure storage policies in vRealize Log Insight
Configure system notifications
Upgrade vRealize Log Insight
Monitor vRealize Log Insight
Examine vRealize Log Insight logs
Describe the contents of a log message
List vRealize Log Insight data sources
Describe the Syslog protocol
Integrate vSphere into vRealize Log Insight
Install and manage vRealize Log Insight agents
Configure agent groups
Install and manage content packs
Use the log importer to import historical logs

Integrating with vRealize Operations Manager

Describe the advantages of VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ integration with vRealize Log Insight
List the vRealize Operations Manager integration requirements
Install the vRealize Log Insight management pack
Install the vRealize Operations Manager content pack
Remove the vRealize Log Insight adapter
Remove the vRealize Operations Manager content pack

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