Kentik How-Tos

Find links to how-tos that guide you through specific tasks, including both general overviews and step-by-step procedures. Browse in the tabs below or search for how-tos based on key words.

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Setup

Signup & Login

Sign up for Kentik and access the portal.

Setup

Onboard your organization with the Setup workflow.

Support

Get help and support from the portal.

Traffic

Install and configure software agents for network traffic.

Synthetics

Deploy the ksynth agent for synthetic testing.

Firehose

Enable Kentik Firehose with the ktranslate agent.

Network Devices

Register and manage devices in the portal.

Cloud Exports

Create and manage the export of flow logs to Kentik.

Featured

Optimize your settings for featured traffic modules.

Core

Set up to monitor and query your network traffic.

Edge

Optimize traffic to and from external networks.

Protect

Defend against threats to network availability and security.

Service Provider

Understand service requirements and performance.

App Agent

Install and activate the ksynth agent for Synthetics.

Tests

Define synthetic tests to monitor performance.

Kentik NMS Setup

Set up Kentik's Network Monitoring System in your account.

NMS Dashboard

Configure your high-level view of Kentik NMS.

Query Assistant

Use natural language to query NMS metrics.

NMS Alerting

Use NMS metrics to alert on infrastructure status or events.

Network Metadata

Optimize Kentik's ability to fully understand your network.

Data Enrichment

Enrich flow records with additional correlated dimensions.

Sharing

Share Kentik views publicly or within your organization.

Access & Security

Add users and control secure access.

Customizations

Additional controls to tailor Kentik for your organization.

User Profile

Personalize your Kentik experience.

Integrations

Access integrations with 3rd-party platforms and services.