Not able to enable IPFIX after activating the vRealize Network Insight Cloud from the VMC Console. As a result, vRealize Network Insight Cloud unable to collect DFW flows for the NSX Manager.

Problem

vRealize Network Insight Cloud is unable to collect DFW IPFIX flows from the NSX Manager. You see the following error message:
Network Insight IPFIX Collector configuration is absent on NSX Manager.

Cause

vRealize Network Insight Cloud unable to collect DFW IPFIX flows from the NSX Manager because the vRealize Network Insight Cloud collector IP address and port details are not available in the DFW IPFIX collector profile.

Solution

To resolve this problem, you must delete an unused DFW profile from the NSX Manager or the Policy Manager. If the problem persists after removing an unused DFW profile, contact VMware Support.