Log Insight is a log aggregation, management and analisys tool, that VMware first introduced in 2013 and now is usually compared with Splunk.
Yesterday VMware announced Log Insight’s new major release 4.0, scheduled for a vague “later this year”.
According to VMware’s announcement, this release is focused on delivering a brand new user interface based on Clarity standard, enhanced alert management capabilities, with a centralised interface and historical views, and better integration with vSphere, vRealize, and other VMware products.
In detail the new functionalities introduced by vRealize Log Insight 4.0 are:
New Server Capabilities
- New Clarity UI
- vSphere 6.5 compatibility
- New Admin Alerts Management UI
- FIPS-compliant deployment
- Octet-framing over TCP
- Public Installer APIs
Improved Agent Capabilities
- Agent Auto-Update
New General UI Items
- DeviceID to name Aliasing
- New “field does not exist” filter
- New gauge chart
- New “blur” on session timeout
New Tech Preview Features
- Agent scripted-input
- vIDM SSO Support