By default, vRealize Network Insight Cloud analyzes flows for a period of seven days to discover flow based applications. If you want to change the default preference, then you can change the duration and scope of the discovery as per your requirement.


  1. On the Discover Applications page, in the Scope bar of the Flows tab, click Edit Discovery.
  2. In the Edit Discovery window, select Discovery Scope.
  3. From the Scope drop-down menu, select your preferred scope. If you want to discover applications based on entities, select Entities from the drop-down menu, select an entity type, and provide the entity names.
  4. From the Duration drop-down menu, select your preferred duration.
  5. Click Submit.