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Install the Log Collector Using Appliances (Required)

The Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana, collectively referred to as the ELK stack, are installed by default when you install the Log Collector server. To be able to Download Log Files, be sure to install this component!

Configure Log Collector Wizard Properties

The Log Collector is a required CloudCenter component!

  1. Invoke the Log Collector wizard as a root user (see Virtual Appliance Process > Cloud-Specific Setup Details for a sample setup).

  2. Configure the Log Collector information in the wizard.

    Write this down for future reference!

    Write down the Field details in a printed version of the Installation Approach > Your Notes section for later use.
    Wizard MenuFieldNotes
    ELK_LoginELK UserThe default Username for the ELK host is logreader.
    ELK PasswordThe default ELK Password is re@d0nly (zero between d and n) (change this password after the initial login – see Download Log Files for additional context).
  3. Verify your changes and Exit the Log Collector wizard.

You have successfully configured the Log Collector instance! You can now proceed to the Per CloudCenter Region Installation section and install the CloudCenter components for each Cloud.

Verify that you have configured the ELK stack details in the CCM (Required) and the CCO (Required) servers.

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