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VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage [V4.7]

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Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, vFlex-ILT, Onsite
- Length: 2 Days
Overview:
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
 
Intended Audience:    Experienced system administrators, system integrators, and developers responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Log Insight
 
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.
 
Outline:    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