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VMVLIDM - VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage v4.7

Overview

Duration: 2 days
In this two-day course, you focus on deploying, using, and managing VMware vRealize® Log Insight™. You 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 4.7
• VMware ESXi™ 6.7
• VMware vRealize® Operations™ 6.7


Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Describe the features of vRealize Log Insight that help in managing logs
• Describe how to install, configure, and use vRealize Log Insight to collect and analyze logs to 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


Audience

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


Content

1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
• Identify additional resources for after this course
2 Introduction to 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
• Install and manage vRealize Log Insight agents
• Configure agent groups
• Install and manage content packs
• Use the log importer to import historical logs
6 Integrating vRealize Log Insight
• Describe the advantages of VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ integration with vRealize Log
  Insight
• List the vRealize Operations Manager integration requirements


Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one of the following courses:
• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]
• VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x]
The course presumes that a student 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.


Certification

This course is not associated with any Certification.

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