Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) is a critical network management technique that involves the real-time tracking and analysis of network traffic patterns. It provides valuable insights into data flow, helping organizations optimize network efficiency, detect anomalies, and enhance security by monitoring the flow of data packets within their networks.

Configure and install the integration

Follow these steps to configure and install the NPM Collector integration.

  1. From All Clients, select a client.
  2. Go to Setup > Account.
  3. Select the Integrations and Apps tab.
  4. The Installed Integrations page, where all the installed applications are displayed.
    Note: If there are no installed applications, it will navigate to the Available Integrations and Apps page.
  5. Click + ADD on the Installed Integrations page. The Available Integrations and Apps page displays all the available applications along with the newly created application with the version.
    Note: You can even search for the application using the search option available. Also you can use the All Categories option to search.
Available integrations - NPM Collector
  1. Click ADD on the NPM Collector App tile. The Add NPM-Collector page is displayed with the Configuration and Installation tabs.
  2. Click ADD from the Configurations tab.
  3. Enter the below information in the Add Configuration form:
NameEnter the name for the configuration.
SFlow PortEnter the SFlow port number. Default port is 6343.
Netflow-v5 portEnter the Netflow-v5 port number. Default port is 9996.
Netflow-v9 PortEnter the Netflow-v9 port number. Default port is 4729.
IPfix PortEnter the IPfix port number. Default port is 4739.
ResourcesProvide the query to fetch the resources.
Default query is given .
Select at least one resource from the list of resources.
For information on how to build a query, see Query Language Reference.
Integrations - NPM Collector configuration
  1. Click Add.

The configuration is added and displayed on the Configurations tab.

  1. Click Next.

  2. On the Installation tab, click +ADD to create a new collector by providing a name or use the pre-populated name.

Integrations - NPM add Collector
  1. Or, select an existing registered profile.
Integrations - select collector


  • You can use a gateway profile only once per configuration.
  • Currently, you can use only the NextGen Gateway version 16.0.0 to install the NPM Collector.
  1. Click FINISH.

The integration is installed and displayed on the Installed Integrations page.

Integrations - installed NPM Collector

Actions on the installed application

NPM Dashboard Navigation

To access the NPM dashboard:

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Net Flows.
Integrations - NPM dashboard

You can also access the NPM dashboard from the Infrastructure > Resources page.

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Resources. All the network devices are displayed.
  2. Click on Network Device from the left side of the page.
  3. Click on a resource link. The resource details page is displayed.
Integrations - NPM Collector resource details page
  1. Click the Net Flows icon available on the upper-right corner of the page.

From the NPM dashboard, you can:

  • Filter the metric data based on Top N, network devices, interfaces, flow type, and time.
  • View all the widgets like Summary, Top Conversations, Top Applications, Top Source Endpoints, Top Destination Endpoints, Top Protocols.
  • See NPM for more information.