You can use vRealize Network Insight to analyze flows in your datacenter.


  • Add a vCenter Server datasource. For information about the procedure to add the datasource, see the User Guide
  • At least two hours of data collection must occur before starting the flow analysis.


  1. Specify the scope of the analysis. For example, if you are interested in flows of all virtual machines in a Cluster, select Cluster from the dropdown menu. You can alternately select all virtual machines connected to a VLAN or VXLAN.
  2. Select the entity name for which you want to analyze the flows.
  3. Select the duration and click Analyze.