To provide the information for the flows between physical devices, you can import the DNS mapping file. The supported formats for the DNS mapping file are the Bind and CSV file format. Ensure that you have placed these files in a single ZIP file.

Note: vRealize Network Insight Cloud does not support the password-protected ZIP files.


  1. In the Settings page, click IP Properties and Subnets..
  2. Click Physical IP and DNS Mapping.
  3. Click Upload to upload your DNS mapping file. After you select and upload the file, click Validate. The number of DNS records is displayed after the validation.
    The Upload operation removes any existing DNS mappings and replaces them with the the mappings that are being imported. The DNS Mapping file consists of the following three fields:
    • Host Name
    • IP Address
    • Domain Name