VRNI Deployment Considerations
vRNI enables us to identify applications and visualise the traffic flows between and within each application, as well as the flows connecting to and from the physical world.
Proxy VM ( Collector appliance)
On-prem vCenter, NSX-T Manager
VMware on AWS
Physical networking devices
When a vcenter data source is added the vRNI UI wll configure the netflow collector in Distributed Switch & dvPortGroup automatically for you.
VMWare Identity Manager
Flow based discovery
vRealize Network Insight uses machine learning and statistical analysis to discover applications automatically and groups the VMs into their respective applications and tiers.
Flow Based Application Discovery is available only for Enterprise License users using XL brick.
Export firewall rules
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