You can add Arista Switch SSH as a data source in vRealize Network Insight Cloud.


Ensure that you have the following permission:

  • Read-only user.
  • Read-only SNMP user.


  1. On the Settings page, click Accounts and Data Sources.
  2. Click Add Source.
  3. Under Routers & Switches, click Arista Switch SSH .
  4. In the Add a New Arista Switch SSH Account or Source page, provide the required information.
    Option Action
    Collector VM Select a collector VM from the drop-down menu.
    IP Address/FQDN Enter the IP address or the FQDN details.
    Note: You must enter the same IP/FQDN that you have used in VMware NSX Manager to configure this switch.
    Username Enter the user name.
    Password Enter the password.
  5. Click Validate.
  6. (Optional) To enable richer data collection, click Use SNMP (recommended for richer data collection) check box.
  7. In the Nickname text box, enter a nickname.
  8. (Optional) In the Notes text box, you can add a note if necessary.
  9. Click Submit.