WinRM in OpenNMS

WSMAN support has been present in OpenNMS for a while. The main motivator for adding support of this was Dell iDRAC, but it is Microsoft Windows infrastructure the one that can have more benefits from it, as an alternative of SNMP to gather statistics from Windows. Through WinRM, everything exported by WMI is accessible (if [...]

By |2019-08-28T22:08:37+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog, How To|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dev-Jam 2019

Time flies and we have just finished our fourteenth Dev-Jam in fifteen years. We call it the fifth season- a group of full-time contributors, core community members, and power users get together for our annual OpenNMS Developers Conference. Our venue this year was the Yudof Hall on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. We are [...]

By |2019-08-06T22:27:43+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Come Discourse with OpenNMS!

The OpenNMS project was registered on 30th March 2000 on SourceForge and in these early days everyone talked about CVS or Subversion. Benjamin Reed migrated the project very early to git and this was a big change for our community, but it paid off so well. It made it also pretty easy to move our project [...]

By |2019-04-04T23:01:26+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Send notifications with Signal

In some cases it is nice to have notifications from OpenNMS in a separate channel on a smartphone and you don't want to pay for SMS. Here is a tutorial where I use Signal using the signal-cli. This Howto will describe how to download the latest signal-cli tool, link it to your existing Signal account and how to configure [...]

By |2019-04-04T23:01:26+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

Grafana Performance Dashboards

As Administrator it is sometimes necessary to diagnose performance characteristics between different servers. There are two diagnostic dashboards which can be used to compare performance metrics from SNMP agents running on Microsoft Windows and Linux. The performance metrics are collected with the out-of-the box configuration on a OpenNMS Horizon and OpenNMS Meridian and are published on the Grafana dashboard repository. [...]

By |2019-04-04T23:01:26+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments