Automatically discover application services, visualize relationships and map dependencies of applications on virtualized compute, storage and network resources. A component of the vCenter Operations Management Suite, vCenter Infrastructure Navigator enables application-aware management of infrastructure and operations to better understand the impact of change, provide more complete disaster recovery protection and minimize downtime.
vCenter Infrastructure Navigator Features
vCenter Operations Manager Group Management
Discover multi-tier applications and provide an application context to the vCenter Operations Manager 5.6.
- Define your applications. For example, IIS -> Exchange-> AD
- Automatically discovers instances of your applications.
- Uses vCenter Operations Manager to monitor the health/risk/efficiency of your applications.
Export Application Data
Export maps as image and inventory services to Excel.
Application Definition Wizard
Define a pattern of the applications to discover all of its instances in vCenter Server.
Integration with vCenter Operation Manager
Infrastructure Navigator applications appears in the vCenter Operation Manager user interface as application groups. You can now see the vCenter Operation Manager badges for these application groups.
Automated Application Discovery and Mapping
Automatically discover application services, map and group their dependences to get visibility into the application services running over the VM infrastructure and their inter-relationships. Integration with the vCenter Server provides continuous application discovery dependency mapping and contextual groupings to virtual environments.
Out-of-the-box Knowledge Base
Out-of-the-box knowledge base identifies workloads, relationships and changes within the application environment.
Seamless in-context integration into the vCenter Server web interface for application visibility.
Intelligent Operations Groups
Automated and manual groupings of VMs based on application service, or application business definition.
Search and Visualization of Application Information
Powerful filtering and search capabilities help users to identify virtual machines associated with specific application criteria.
Enable Other VMware Product Capabilities
Overlay vCenter Site Recovery Manager, High Availability, vCloud Network and Security, vApp and other VMware specific information over dependency data for day-to-day operational management of vSphere environments.
Manage and visualized application health in-context to managed groups with vCenter Operations Manager.