Load Balancing VMware Log Insight With KEMP’s LoadMaster Part 5 – Forward Log Events to Log Insight vSphere Client


This is a short post leading on from part 4 showing how to configure the Forwarding of Syslog’s to the Log Insight Cluster.

It is a fairly simple process to forward syslogs to Log Insight using the Client Interface.

Go to the Configuration Menu under the ESXI Server, select Advanced Settings:

Advance Settings Syslogs

Under Syslog.global.logHost enter the UDP Path of the KEMP Virtual Service “udp://192.168.0.55:514”

Ensure that the Syslog Firewall Rule is configured for Outbound:

Firewall Rules

If you have issues with Syslogs Forwarding to Log Insight, you can reload the syslog Service using the ESXCLI.

UDP Syslog ESXI Manual3

The Next Post will look at configuring the forwarding of Syslogs through vCenter.

 

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