VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.5 Released

June 13, 2017 0 By Allan Kjaer

VMware has released vrealize Log Insight 4.5.

What’s New:

  • Server Features
    • Added API to query alert execution and notification history
    • Added ability to specify basic authentication for webhooks
    • New product configuration APIs added
    • The source field is maintained when forwarding from vRealize Log Insight forwarder to a vRealize Log Insight server
    • Hosts on the /admin/hosts page can now be exported
    • Support for external servers has been deprecated
    • VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) is recommended for vRealize Log Insight. Native AD support is now deprecated. See the following Knowledge Base article for migration information: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2148976
  • General User Interface Items
    • Dashboard legend mouse-over in one widget now highlights corresponding chart items across widgets
    • Added ability to show a given time across all dashboard chart widgets simultaneously
    • Separate options are available for descriptions and recommendations for user alerts. 
    • User alert history for aggregation queries now includes count
  • Agent Items
    • Added ability to send unaltered raw syslog to destination server  
    • Added ability for agent syslog parser to parse structured data (SD), PRI, PROCID, and MSGID syslog fields  
    • Added auto-update checkbox option on MSI user interface  
    • Added support for sending logs to multiple destinations 
    • Added directory wildcard support 
    • Added support for Photon OS
    • Support for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been deprecated 
  • Content Packs
    • Updated General and vSphere content packs
    • VSAN and vROps content packs included out of the box

See the Full release notes here: Release Notes

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