Introducing the Minion Virtual Appliance

A cloud-enabled, simple solution to extend the reach of your OpenNMS monitoring system.

Minion Virtual Appliance

The next step in distributed monitoring

The Minion Virtual Appliance is a virtual device that enables OpenNMS to collect data from hard-to access devices and services. It acts as both a proxy to process polling tasks and a receiver for SNMP traps, syslog messages, and network flow data to send back to your OpenNMS core.

Install, configure, and manage Minion Virtual Appliances in one central portal.

Minion Virtual Appliance Product Sheet
Minion Appliance Service Documentation

Minion Appliance Features

Full inventory management

  • View Minion and appliance logs, status, and statistics in the portal
  • Identify issues and troubleshoot all in one place
  • Centralized management

Simple Orchestration

  • Configure from anywhere through the portal
  • Automatic and scheduled software updates—no need to write or maintain scripts for your orchestration tools

Automatic and scheduled updates

  • Never miss a release
  • Regular 5-minute checks ensure the Minion matches the OpenNMS core and updates automatically
  • Minion Virtual Appliance updates on a customizable schedule

Easy deployment

  • Customized policies ensure consistency across multiple Minion Virtual Appliances
  • Deploy Minion Virtual Appliance anywhere you have VMware vCenter 7.x running

Minion Appliance Features

Full inventory management
• View Minion and appliance logs, status, and statistics in the portal
• Identify issues and troubleshoot all in one place
• Centralized management

Automatic and scheduled updates
• Never miss a release
• Regular 5-minute checks ensure the Minion matches the OpenNMS core and updates automatically
• Minion Virtual Appliance updates on a customizable schedule

Simple Orchestration
• Configure from anywhere through the portal
• Automatic and scheduled software updates – no need to write or maintain scripts for your orchestration tools

Easy deployment
• Customized policies ensure consistency across multiple Minion Virtual Appliances
• Deploy Minion Virtual Appliance anywhere you have VMware vCenter 7.x running

OpenNMS Portal

Manage Minion Virtual Appliances from anywhere through the OpenNMS Portal.

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