You can use the VMC SDDC page to get an overview of your VMC on AWS SDDC in vRealize Network Insight.

How to access the VMC SDDC page?

To access this page, search for VMC SDDC and in the search result list, select an entity you want to view.


In the VMC SDDC page, you see:
Section Details
Overview You see an overview of your NSX Entities and the count of Direct Connect Interface (VIFs) present within SDDC.

You see entities in last 24 hours, Top flows by rule which also shows the firewall manager responsible for the firewall rule, list of routers, and properties details.

You also can see the top 25 VMs based on the resource pool, metrics, and aggregate type.

Microsegmentation You see the graphical representation of flows between entities.
Network Traffic and alerts You see an overview of the network traffic and the list of all alerts associated with the SDDC entities discovered by vRealize Network Insight alerts.
Top Talkers You can see the top talking entities in VMC SDDC.

You see the Tier0 Router interface metrics, such as Rx Packets, Tx Packets, Dropped Rx Packets, and so on for Public, Cross-VPC, and Direct Connect interfaces.

You see Network Utilization metrics.

You see Entity Usages metrics which show metrics related to various distributed firewall rules. The Entity Usages metrics also shows the alert threshold and the maximum value by colored dash lines.

Note: The metrics support 20 seconds granularity and these metrics are retained only for 48 hours.


The following messages are displayed when the VMC SDDC exceeds the network and security maximum limits:

Message Severity Alert Name
Number of IPsec VPN tunnels created per SDDC Info VMware Cloud Threshold Alert
Number of logical segments per SDDC Critical
Number of Management Gateway firewall rules Critical
Number of Compute Gateway firewall rules Critical
Number of grouping objects (security groups) Critical
Number of private virtual interfaces attached to one SDDC Info
Number of distributed firewall rules per section group Critical
Number of distributed firewall rules across all categories Critical
Number of distributed firewall Sections per categories Critical
Number of distributed firewall sections across all categories Critical