Learning vRNI 3.9: Part 3:User Management in vRNI

In last post of this series we learnt how to change default retention period for events etc in vRNI. In this post we will learn how about user management.

If you are not following along this series, then I recommend reading earlier posts of this series from below links:

1: Adding Data Sources in vRNI

2: Changing Default Data Management Policy

Default installation of vRNI allows you to login with admin@local user and this user can add new users (local and LDAP) and configure memberships and other settings of existing users. In this post we will learn how to add a local and LDAP user to vRNI. Read More

Learning vRNI 3.9: Part 2:Changing Default Data Management Policy

By default the data retention policy in vRNI is one month. However if you have an enterprise license, then you can change this policy.  The data is divided into the following categories:

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We can change the value of any category and can set it to maximum value specified in above table.

To change the default data retention policy, login to vRNI and navigate to Home > Settings > Data Management. 

Click on configure button to change the values.


From the drop down menu, select the new value for each category which you want to change and hit submit button. Read More

Learning vRNI 3.9: Part 1:Adding Data Sources in vRNI

By default when vRNI 3.9 is installed, it starts in the NSX assessment mode and in this mode you will only see option to add vCenter server as data source.


If you click on Add Data Source, the only option available to you is to add vCenter, Infoblox and Netflow Collector.


In order to add different data sources like NSX Manager or Cisco devices, you need to change the evaluation license and then click on “Switch to Full Product Evaluation” button available in the bottom right corner of vRNI homepage. Read More