Topology discovery allows you to automatically group discovered components into applications and creates flows between components using network flow data from vRealize Network Insight.



  1. Click Discovery from the main menu.
  2. On the left navigation page, go to Inventory > vCenters.
  3. Select a vCenter Server and click Discover Topology.


The Discover Topology task triggers. On successful completion of the task, you can see the generated application listed in Inventory > Applications.

If all connected components are not part of an existing application, then Application Transformer for VMware Tanzucreates a new application automatically with all connected components.

What to do next

  1. Go to Inventory > Applications.
  2. Click an application name to open specific application details.
  3. Select the Topology tab to view the generated topology of an application.