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Deploying vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) via API

Deploying vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) via API

I’ve finally gotten around to upgrading the vRLI Configuration Management and Audit Tool to handle the full deployment process as well as clustering! Let’s take it for a spin to see what the new features allow us to do! 1. First we need to deploy the vRLI VMs from OVA that can be downloaded from my.vmware.com. Once they have been fully booted and you see them serving the following webpage we can start. You can close your browser at this…

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Log Insight Configuration API Audit and Standalone Remediation Tool – Updated!

Log Insight Configuration API Audit and Standalone Remediation Tool – Updated!

For those of you who are interested I have updated the API based audit and remediation tool with a couple new features. After all, what is the use of automation if it isn’t user friendly? 1. Better error handling of remediation errors: In the past you would just get a message to the effect of “Something went wrong” but now the tool will pass the HTTP status code and Error Details from the Log Insight Server’s response to your remediation request….

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Setting vShield Edge Device Syslog via API

Setting vShield Edge Device Syslog via API

If you need to update your vSE devices to send traffic to a syslog server then you might be slightly disappointed to see that there are no instructions in the vCNS API guide to do this, especially if you have a bunch of edges. I experienced this same feeling today and am happy to say that now you don’t have to. Below are a quick couple scripts that will allow you to update single edges or a whole bunch at…

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