You can add Cisco ASR/ISR routers as a data source in vRealize Network Insight only for the SD-WAN assessment. vRealize Network Insight dose not supports Cisco ASR/ISR routers as a data source for any other purposes.


Ensure you have an Enterprise license.


  1. On the Settings page, click Accounts and Data Sources.
  2. Click Add Source.
  3. Under the WAN, click Cisco ASR/ISR (SD-WAN Assessment).
  4. In the Add a New Cisco ASR/ISR Account or Source page, provide the required information.
    Option Action
    Collector VM Select a collector VM from the drop-down menu.
    IP Address Enter the IP address details.
    Note: You cannot add this data source using any FQDN. You must enter the IP address details to add this data source.
    Username Enter the user name.
    Password Enter the password.
  5. Click Validate.
  6. From the SNMP Version drop-down menu, select the 2C.
  7. In the Community String text box, enter a community string.
  8. Map each uplink interface to either MPLS or Internet. To map the uplink interface, click the drop-down menu against each Interface Name and select an appropriate option.
    By default, vRealize Network Insight fetches and lists all your uplink interfaces.
  9. In the Nickname text box, enter a nick name for the data source.
  10. In the Site and Region text box, enter an appropriate site and region name.
  11. (Optional) In the Notes text box, you can add a note if necessary.
  12. Click Submit.

What to do next

  1. Add a Physical Flow Collector for NetFlow and sFlow.
  2. Configure the Cisco ASR/ISR to send the NetFlow information to vRealize Network Insight Collector. For information on configuring a NetFlow, see Configuring a NetFlow Collector in a Physical Device.
    Note: It takes around four hours to collect enough flow information for the SD-WAN assessment.
  3. Go to the Viewing SD-WAN Assessment Details page to get your SD-WAN assessment details.