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Install Monitor Using Appliances (Required)                             

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

Configure Monitor Wizard Properties

The Monitor is a required CloudCenter component!

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

    Monitor Wizard Path
  2. Configure the properties for the Monitor instance.

    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
    CCM_InfoMonitor ID

    A unique (alphanumeric) identifier used for the health check instance.

    CCM Hostname/URL (Required)
    • CCM_IP or 
    • CCM_SA_IP or
    • CCM_LB_IP
    Monitor UserThe User ID configured on the CCM server to enable health check for cloud  regions.
    • To perform a health check on all activated cloud regions, set this value as 2 (2 is the CloudCenter’s root administrator’s User ID).
    • To perform a health check on specific cloud regions, create and activate a new user with those specific regions and use that user’s User ID as value for this property. To get the User ID, use the v1 User Management APIs.
    ELK_LoginELK UserThe default Username for the ELK/Monitor 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).
    Config_CertsCerts Zip PathProvide the path for the file. The default path is /tmp/
  3. Verify your changes and Exit the Monitor configuration wizard.

  4. Select Yes, to restart the Tomcat service for the changes to take effect.

You have successfully configured the Monitor 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 and Monitor details in the CCM (Required) and the CCO (Required) servers.

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