Feature Requests

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Feature Requests

Transaction support

Log Insight should facilitate understanding transactional flows, where a group of log messages tell a story together. The transaction identifier should be definable in content packs and by users, similar to an extracted field. For example: - vCenter, vpxa and hostd tasks are identified by an opID, relating task Start, Finish and subtasks within. - ESXi vMotion tasks are identified by an MigID, relating Source and Destination ...more »

Submitted by (@acastonguayvmware.com)

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31 votes

Feature Requests

LogInsight windows agent - need to configurable 'retry' on filelog chanel

Hi! we use puppet to configure our systems. sometimes loginsight module is loaded before the component it is going to monitor, springtc for example. the liagent.ini has a path to springtc logs directory, but since it is not built yet - loginsight gets an error and marks it dormant...

we need a “retry” option for each channel – if path does not exists loginsight agent should retry without requiring a restart.

Submitted by (@ildus.nurlat)

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3 votes

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Need true reporting capabilities in Log Insight

Dashboards make it possible to view data visually over time and alerts make it possible to get notified about events seen in the environment. What is needed is true reporting and more specifically: * Scheduling of when to run reports (both time of day and frequency) * Ability to at least email reports (pdf, html, and csv should be supported at a minimum) * Ability to include dashboards in reports (including legends) ...more »

Submitted by (@steveflvmware.com)

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50 votes

Feature Requests

Drop specific incoming messages

An administrator may deem some messages undesirable, either specific logs produced by a source or a whole source. Such messages may result in CPU/disk resources being expended unnecessarily. Undesired log messages may result in Log Insight's data store being rotated more quickly than desired. In terms of licensing, one may wish to drop log messages from unlicensed sources, restricting sources from which log messages are ...more »

Submitted by (@acastonguayvmware.com)

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35 votes