VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.3 Released

March 3, 2017 0 By Allan Kjaer

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 3.3 with support NSX 6.3 and vSphere 6.5, and more. NSX 6.3.1 also released.

What's new:

  • Enhanced Event Management Experience and new NSX events 
    New configuration and inter-communication checks have been added for checking and reporting on NSX manager, controller, and data plane services deployment and production issues. Additionally, all events have been enriched with new set of information that includes, name, severity, category (event tags), and best practice remediation recommendations.
  • Enhanced visibility into planning micro-segmentation topology
    The expansion of shared wedges into groups is introduced to provide increased visibility into the traffic pattern and improve micro-segmentation planning.
  • NSX for vSphere Firewall Rules Enhancements 
    • The firewall rule negation configuration is supported.
      • The VNIC in source, destination and Applied To configuration of a firewall rule is supported.
      • The raw IP and port configuration in a firewall rule is supported.
      • The process of configuring the direction (IN/OUT/INOUT) in a firewall rule is supported.
  • NAT Improvements 
    Users can better visualize the NAT communication between virtual machines when running any VM-VM path trace, or path troubleshooting queries. This improved visualization helps in quickly resolving NAT configuration, and NAT data path issues. Enhancements are also made in handling of IPFIX flow records to filter out NAT affected flows.
  • NSX for vSphere 6.3 Compatibility 
    vRealize Network Insight has been extensively tested with NSX for vSphere version 6.3. All existing vRealize Network Insight features are certified to work with this version of NSX.
  • VMware vSphere 6.5 Compatibility 
    vRealize Network Insight has been extensively tested with vCenter 6.5. It is a compatible as well as a fully supported deployment for vRealize Network Insight. 
  • Support for Dell Switches 
    The following Dell switches are supported:
    • Dell S4048
    • Dell Z9100
    • Dell S6010
    • Dell S4810

See the full release notes: https://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vrni/33/vrealize-network-insight-33-release-notes.html


NSX for vSphere 6.3.1

This version contains bug fixes.

See the full release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/nsx/6.3.1/releasenotes_nsx_vsphere_631.html

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