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VCSA 6.5 Syslog vs vRLI’s vSphere Integration

I write this post after reading William Lam’s “What logs do I get when I enable syslog in VCSA 6.5?” and doing some of my experiment on my VCSA 6.5 and vRLI 4.5 setup. BackgroundRecently I completed a fresh VCSA 6.5 (external PSC and VC) deployment with vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS) 6.6 and vRealize Log Insight 4.5 installation. In vROPS, I configured vSphere and vRLI solutions; in vRLI, I configured vSphere and vROPS integration. I thought I completed all the setup until reading William’s blog post.ConfusionThere are a lot of information on his blog post. I was a little lost at the beginning, and I was wondering: should I configure VCSA syslog to vRLI? Is the same as vRLI’s vSphere integration? If I read his blog carefully, I would find the answer there. I didn’t fully understand it until I did my own experiment. Here is the quote. I highlighted a few key points.I personally think the vSphere Integration is a nice solution if you have both Windows vCenter Server and the VCSA an…