NS1 for Grafana


NS1 for Grafana allows for the collection and graphing of NS1 data over time.

Installing on a local Grafana:

For local instances, plugins are installed and updated via a simple CLI command.
Plugins are not updated automatically, however you will be notified when updates are available right within your Grafana.

1Install the Application

Use the grafana-cli tool to install NS1 for Grafana from the commandline:

grafana-cli plugins install ns1-app

The plugin will be installed into your grafana plugins directory; the default is /var/lib/grafana/plugins. More information on the cli tool.

Note: Grafana 3.0 or greater is required to install and use plugins. Download Grafana latest.

Alternatively, you can manually download the .zip file and unpack it into your grafana plugins directory.

2Enable it

Next, log into your Grafana instance. Navigate to the
section, found in your Grafana main menu.

Click the Apps tabs in the Plugins section and select the newly installed app.

To enable the app, click the Config tab. Follow the instructions provided with the application and click Enable. The app and any new UI pages are now accessible from within the main menu, as designed by the app creator.

If dashboards have been included with the application, they will attempt to be automatically installed. To view the dashboards, re-import or delete individual dashboards, click the Dashboards tab within the app page.

Install Plugin


  • NS1 Zones

  • List Tasks

  • Add Task

  • Grafana 3.x.x