This guest blog post is adapted from a recent post in VMware’s cloud management blog.
Networks and networking requirements are rapidly evolving and leading to innovations driven by changing trends in security, cloud infrastructure, virtualization, IPv6, and the evolving face of the Internet. This impressive list requires equally advanced solutions for managing critical network services in physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Infoblox’s industry leading integrated, centrally managed approach to delivering enterprise-grade DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI) supports current and upcoming IT needs and providing the highest standards for security, service uptime, and operational efficiencies.
Infoblox DDI appliances provide comprehensive logs for DNS, DHCP and IPAM events that are provided in an easy to understand, visual representation via the Infoblox DDI Content Pack for VMware vRealize Log Insight. The Infoblox vRealize content pack provides powerful visualizations of DHCP, DNS and IPAM information for proactive monitoring and auditing.
Customers can monitor multiple DDI appliances from vRealize Log Insight using the Infoblox content pack. It provides for:
- Powerful Monitoring
Customers can monitor DHCP, DNS and IPAM configurations for quick problem detection and resolution. Additionally the content pack provides authentication information and system status information.
Infoblox DDI Overview
- Security Auditing
Customers can view details of failed authentication events and logout events.
Infoblox Security Auditing
- IPAM (IP Address Management)
Dashboard charts and alerts show creation, modification and deletion of network containers and networks.
IP Address Management
Customers can configure alerts for configuration changes in DHCP, DNS and IPAM as well as on authentication events.
The Infoblox DDI Content Pack for VMware vRealize Log Insight is available for download now in three places:
- The VMware Solution Exchange
- The in-product Marketplace for VMware vRealize Log Insight5 or newer.
- The Infoblox Download Center.