VMTracer Visibility and Call Flows

Introduction Arista EOS has been supporting the VMTracer feature since vSphere 4.0 was introduced and continues to support the latest version.  The EOS User Manual (found for various releases at https://www.arista.com/en/support/software-download) provides a very good description and background to the feature along with configuration details.  This technical note adds additional call flow information to better understand the feature and the network visibility it provides to operators, as well covering NSX-V visibility details. To set the baseline, the VMTracer logical diagram from the User Manual is redrawn here: This diagram shows that there are up to three main conversations between the Arista...
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