vRealize Network Insight supports a multiple series of Huawei Cloud Engine.


The user must have at least Read-Only permissions.


  1. On the Settings page, click Accounts and Data Sources.
  2. Click Add Source.
  3. Under Routers & Switches, select Huawei 6800/7800/8800 Series.
  4. Enter the following information:
    Properties Description
    Collector(Proxy) VM Select the collector VM from the drop-down menu.
    IP Address/FQDN Enter the IP Address or the FQDN details.
    Username Enter the user name you want to use for this data source.
    Password Enter the password.
  5. Click Validate.
  6. If you enable SNMP for the data collection, select SNMP Version.
    1. For 2c, enter the associated community string.
    2. For 3, enter the following:
      • Username
      • Context Name
      • Authentication Type
  7. Provide the Nickname and Notes as required.
  8. Click Submit.

What to do next

You can use the following features of vRealize Network Insight with Huawei devices or routers.
  • VM-VM path
  • VM Underlay topology
  • Huawei Router or Switch dashboard
  • Metrics: Switch port and router interface metrics
  • Dashboards
    • Huawei Router or Switch
    • Router Interfaces
    • Port Channels
    • Switch Ports
    • Routes
  • High availability: supports M-LAG (Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation) and VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol)
  • Searches
    • VRF (Virtual routing and forwarding) of Huawei
    • Router Interface of Huawei
    • Switch port of Huawei
    • Port Channel of Huawei
    • Routes in Huawei
  • Huawei NetStream data monitoring