NTA flow requirements

SolarWinds NTA supports these flow-enabled devices:

Flow Supported Versions Sampled Flow Support
NetFlow v1, v5, and v9

NetFlow v9 must have an appropriate template with all required fields.
v5 and v9

Some devices using IOS versions export flows without specifying that it is being sampled. SolarWinds NTA processes these flows as unsampled.
sFlow v2, v4, and v5 Supported
J-Flow Supported Supported

Some devices using JunOS versions export flows without specifying that it is being sampled. SolarWinds NTA processes these flows as unsampled.
IPFIX

Supports IPFIX generated by ESX 5.1 and later, for IPv4 traffic.

Supported
NetStream v5 and v9 Supported
NetFlow Lite

Supported on the following devices:

  • Cisco Catalyst 2960-X
  • Cisco Catalyst 2960-XR
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560-CX
  • Cisco Catalyst 2960-CX
Supported
Cisco Wireless Controller NetFlow

Supported on the following devices with the ipv4_client_app_flow_record template:

  • Cisco 2504 WLC
  • Cisco 5508 WLC
  • Cisco 5520 WLC
  • Cisco Flex 7510 WLC
  • Cisco 8510 WLC
  • Cisco 8540 WLC
  • Cisco WiSM2

Not supported