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NetFlow Collector configuration



We are using PRTG Network Monitor and we need to collect NetFlow data for the subnet and produce dashboards for visual representation. Specifically, granular view of bandwidth and network traffic to be presented.

Can you guide us how we can configure the Netflow collector for the subnet using PRTG Network Monitor?


configuration netflow-collector prtg

Created on Aug 8, 2022 2:53:12 PM

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Hello Sanoj.

Thank you for contacting PRTG support.

Here you have a manual with a video tutorial included for the netflow configuration https://www.paessler.com/it-explained/netflow

Hope this will help.


Created on Aug 10, 2022 10:24:50 PM by  Ricardo Sanchez [Paessler Technical Support]



Hi Team,

Thanks for the details.

Please assist us for below query as well.

We have Huawei network devices here and these device supports NetStream instead of netflow.

Is it possible to use Netstream for netflow sensor? Can Huawei devices (Switches) be supported in PRTG for netflow?

Thanks, Sanoj

Created on Aug 17, 2022 6:03:55 AM



Hello Dear customer,

There are no native Huawei Sensors available in PRTG, it depends on whether the physical device you want to monitor supports protocols that PRTG uses. The most common are SNMP, Netflow, Sflow or WMI. PRTG is also able to monitor various types of servers (Webserver, FTP, DNS, SQL, etc. to see the full list of available sensor types, please take a look at: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/available_sensor_types.htm**).

You can test the most common protocols with one of our freeware networking tools: https://www.paessler.com/tools

Also please check this article: https://blog.paessler.com/how-to-monitor-your-huawei-network

Created on Aug 18, 2022 4:34:06 PM by  Ricardo Sanchez [Paessler Technical Support]

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