Port 8080 is already in the system as http-Alt, but it doesn't actually say port 8080 when looking at the gui.
If you search by Protocol Name "http" port 8080 will show up as below:
All versions of NFA.
Port 8080 is listed only as http-alt
1. On the NFA Console run:
mysql -P3308 reporter
2. Then run the following two updates:
update protocol_definitions set encapsulation='*.ip.udp.8080' where name ='http-alt' and encapsulation='*.ip.udp';
update protocol_definitions set encapsulation='*.ip.tcp.8080' where name ='http-alt' and encapsulation='*.ip.tcp';
3. Then look at the list of protocol definitions again and you will see 8080 displayed for the encapsulation: