VMware vRealize Network Insight 6.0 Released

October 14, 2020 0 By Allan Kjaer

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 6.0.

What’s new:

  • Network Assurance and Verification
    • Distributed Firewall and Edge Firewall support for NSX-T
    • Reachability Intent
    • Path Search using IP addresses
    • Enhancements to Network Map scale and improved Summary Panel
    • Support for additional data sources, which includes Cisco UCS, ASA, and Juniper QFX
  • VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud
    • Display of Edge-to-Edge, Edge-to-Hub, Edge-to-GW Tunnel connectivity graphs on Edge dashboard
    • Path tunnel visibility on VeloCloud Edge dashboard
    • Support for SD-WAN VeloCloud Flows in Flow RTT
    • A new Internet Service Providers (ISP) dashboard to identify ISPs associated with SD-WAN VeloCloud entities
  • VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Metrics for flow TCP RTT and re-transmit are now available
    • Addition of Top talker widget in the VMC on AWS Direct Connect dashboard
    • Calculation of flow metrics data at 5 minutes interval
  • Search Enhancements
    • Ability to see search query that generates data in the pins. This capability is available only for a selected set of pins.
    • View a list of useful search queries along with its descriptions
  • Pinboards
    • Share pinboards with LDAP groups, Active Directory, and vIDM users
    • Preserve search query in pin name along with the pin title
    • Persist changes to original pin at the time of pinning the pinboard
    • Apparent “Read Only” pinboard
  • Backup and Restore
    • Enable backup and restore of configuration data, such as SNMP, data source, and other settings. This does not include flow data, any entity metrics, or events configuration
  • Data Source connectivity via Proxy support
    • Ability to specify web-proxy for AWS, Azure, VMware Cloud on AWS, SD-WAN, Infoblox, and ServiceNow data source for data collection
  • Metric charts
    • New metric charts that support multiple-dimensions, multiple entities, zoom-in, and additional functionalities
  • vRealize Network Insight Cloud
    • VMware vRealize Network Insight Cloud now available on VMware Cloud Provider Hub (USA region only)
    • VMware vRealize Network Insight Cloud now available in Sydney, Australia
  • vRealize Network Insight and VMware HCX Integration
  • Others

See the full release notes here.

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