vRealize Network Insight support several products and versions.

Environment

Version/Model

Description

VMware vSphere

  • vSphere 5.5 (up to U3)

  • vSphere 6.0 (up to U2)

  • vSphere 6.5

For IPFIX, VMware ESXi version needed:

  • 5.5 Update 2 (Build 2068190) and above

  • 6.0 Update 1b (Build 3380124) and above

  • VMware VDS 5.5 and above

Note:

vmtools should be installed on all the Virtual Machines in the data center to identify the VM to VM path.

Data provider connects to VMware vCenter over HTTPS to fetch virtual environment information.

VMware NSX

  • 6.3 (up to 6.3.1)

  • 6.2 (up to 6.2.6)

  • 6.1 (up to 6.1.7)

  • 6.0

The data provider connects:

  • VMware NSX Manager over HTTPS

  • VMware NSX Controller over SSH

  • VMware NSX Edge over SSH or Central CLI depending on customer preference

Cisco Nexus

5000, 7000, 9000, VSM N1000

The data provider connects Cisco Nexus switches over SSH v2 and SNMP.

Cisco UCS (Unified Computing System)

Series B blade servers, Series C rack servers, Chassis, Fabric interconnect

The data provider connects to UCS Manager over HTTPS and UCS Fabric Interconnect over SSH to fetch information. It also connects to the SNMP service on UCS.

Cisco Catalyst switches

3000, 3750, 4500, 6000, 6500

The data provider Cisco Catalyst switches connects to device over SSH and SNMP.

Dell switches

FORCE10 MXL 10, FORCE10 S6000, S4048, Z9100, S4810, PowerConnect 8024

The data provider connects to Dell switches over SSH v2 and SNMP.

Arista switches

7050TX, 7250QX

The data provider connects to Arista switches over SSH v2 and SNMP.

Brocade Switches

VDX 6740, VDX 6940

The data provider connects to Brocade switches over SSH v2 and SNMP.

Juniper Switches

EX3300

The data provider connects to Juniper switches over SSH v2 and SNMP.

Palo Alto Networks

Panorama 7.0.x, Panorama 7.1

The data provider connects to Palo Alto Panorama appliance HTTPS.

HP

HP Virtual Connect Manager 4.41

The data provider connects to HP Virtual Connect Manager over SSH v2.