VMware Cloud Director Availability Content material Pack 2.1


We’re comfortable to announce that the VMware Cloud Director Availability Content material Pack for VMware Aria Operations for Logs 2.1 is now obtainable.

It helps the most recent product variations and is aligned to the extra VMware Cloud Director Availability logs added in them.

Interoperability

This new model of the content material pack helps:

  • VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.7 and later
  • VMware Aria Operations for Logs 8.10 and later

Set up

The content material pack may be downloaded from the VMware Market or instantly put in by the Market menu in VMware Aria Operations for Logs UI > Content material Packs.

Improve

Should you already run an older model of the content material pack, you may simply improve it to 2.1 by:

  1. Navigating to the VMware Operations for Logs UI > Content material Packs > Updates. You may be notified there may be an replace obtainable, and you’ll carry out it with a single click on.
  1. Instantly importing the brand new model from the VLCP file downloaded from the VMware Market. It’ll result in updating the present one.

Log Assortment

There are two methods to gather log data from VMware Cloud Director Availability:

  • By setting the Syslog configuration in Occasions and Notifications by the Administration Portal [Configuration steps]
  • By putting in VMware Aria Operations for Logs brokers on all of the VMware Cloud Director Availability home equipment [Agent installation steps]

With the earlier variations, to make use of the dashboards, queries, and alerts that got here with the content material pack, it was required to take the Syslog strategy. 

Now, with 2.1 and VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.7, each strategies for log assortment may be chosen with no distinction. 

Notice: Should you configure each on the identical time, it will result in duplicate data in VMware Aria Operations for Logs.

Agent Group Configuration

To use the agent group configuration on the VMware Cloud Director Availability digital equipment, please comply with these steps:

  1. Navigate to the VMware Aria Operations for Logs UI.
  2. Go to Administration > Brokers.
  3. Choose the All Brokers drop-down on the prime of the window.
  4. Click on the Copy Template button for the suitable VMware – VCDA agent group(s).
  1. Add the correct filters to specify which agent ought to get the configuration.
  1. Click on Refresh on the prime of the web page.
  2. Click on Save Agent Group on the backside of the web page.

Focus

As an audit log was unavailable within the filesystem of the VMware Cloud Director Availability home equipment within the earlier releases, the one approach to seize auditing data was through Syslog. In VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.7, there’s a new log file that comprises details about audit occasions equivalent to logins, modifications to system settings or replications, and extra. You could find out the total particulars concerning the audit occasions within the documentation.

That is the way it seems to be within the log browser.

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