vRealize Log Insight

VMware vRealize Log Insight Content Pack Content Pack Download White Paper Content Pack Blog Post Blog Post on 2.5 Update Configuring SYSLOG on the FlashArray Supports: Log Insight 2.5 Purity 4.x FlashArray 400 Series and FlashArray//m Video Demonstration:

Using PowerShell with the VMware Log Insight REST API

I have quite a few PowerShell scripts these days and I run a bunch of them quite often. All of my scripts log information to a file so I can see what happened but I decided I wanted to log them into something that could help me analyze or quickly review the data. Something better … Continue reading Using PowerShell with the VMware Log Insight REST API

Updated Pure Storage Content Pack for vRealize Log Insight 2.5

VMware vRealize Log Insight is a product I have been quite fond of since it first came out–I liked it for a variety of reasons–one is the simplicity of use. As far as VMware’s entire management suite, it is the easiest to install/configure and understand how to use. You can really become an accomplished user … Continue reading Updated Pure Storage Content Pack for vRealize Log Insight 2.5

The Pure Storage Content Pack 1.0 for VMware vCenter Log Insight

The Pure Storage Content Pack for VMware vCenter Log Insight is now live on the VMware Solution Exchange! Download it today for free. As past posts have shown I have done a decent amount of work with Log Insight here at Pure and in my previous job. A product I have really liked from VMware … Continue reading The Pure Storage Content Pack 1.0 for VMware vCenter Log Insight

Using VMware Log Insight with the Pure Storage FlashArray

I’ve done a few VMware Log Insight posts in the past year but I have yet to do one for Pure Storage. Log Insight is a product that I really love and VMware has been updating it like crazy since its initial release. Just recently they announced the 2.0 version of Log Insight (more info … Continue reading Using VMware Log Insight with the Pure Storage FlashArray

The VMAX Content Pack v1.5 for VMware vCenter Log Insight v1.5

It’s been a bit but I’m (Drew Tonnesen, drew.tonnesen@emc.com) back for another guest spot on Cody’s blog.   In August 2013 I wrote about the VMAX Content Pack for VMware’s newly released Log Insight product (v1.0).  At the time of release VMware was pushing hard for content packs and rode me pretty ragged for 2 weeks … Continue reading The VMAX Content Pack v1.5 for VMware vCenter Log Insight v1.5

The VMAX Content Pack for VMware vCenter Log Insight

Well, as I (Drew Tonnesen, drew.tonnesen@emc.com) mentioned I would soon be publishing a VMAX Content Pack for Log Insight and I have.  It can be found here in the VMware Cloud Marketplace: https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/emc-vmax-content-pack All the information that you need to use the VMAX content pack is included in the download so I’ll keep this blog … Continue reading The VMAX Content Pack for VMware vCenter Log Insight

Log Insight with Symmetrix VMAX – revisited for Unisphere

Cody recently posted an entry that discussed how Solutions Enabler can be configured to send logs to VMware vCenter Log Insight (http://www.codyhosterman.com/2013/07/10/using-vmwares-vcenter-log-insight-with-symmetrix-vmax/).  He mentioned that in order for Unisphere for VMAX to send its information, additional configuration was required.   So here is that additional information.

Using VMware vCenter Log Insight with Symmetrix VMAX

A bit of a long one here. At some point this might turn into a white paper (update: it is now). But for now… Check out my post on the Pure Storage integration with Log Insight here! ************************************************* UPDATE: We have released a content pack that automatically configures dashboards and fields for the VMAX, it will … Continue reading Using VMware vCenter Log Insight with Symmetrix VMAX

Unattended VMFS UNMAP Script

I updated my UNMAP PowerCLI script a month or so ago and improved quite a few things–but I did remove hard-coded variables and replaced it with interactive input. Which is fine for some, but for many it was not. Note: Move to VMFS-6 in vSphere 6.5 and you don’t have to worry about this UNMAP … Continue reading Unattended VMFS UNMAP Script