With the Monitoring policy, you can enable or disable NetFlow monitoring on a distributed port group.


Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.
  2. Right-click the distributed port group in the inventory pane, and select Edit Settings.
  3. Select Policies.
  4. In the Monitoring group, select the NetFlow status.
    Option Description
    Disabled NetFlow is disabled on the distributed port group.
    Enabled NetFlow is enabled on the distributed port group. You can configure NetFlow settings at the vSphere distributed switch level. See Configure NetFlow Settings.
  5. Click OK.