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Re: Open Source NMS Software
- From: Tom Sands
- Date: Mon Aug 21 07:29:45 2006
OpenNMS is ok, depending on your needs. At the level we've needed it to
scale, it's failed miserably. We've also had reliability issues with
it, but some are associated with it's scaling issues.
Ray Van Dolson wrote:
On Sat, Jul 22, 2006 at 12:16:28PM -0400, Gary T. Giesen wrote:
I'm looking at depolying an open source-based NMS solution, and I'm
looking at a couple products, mostly OpenNMS (http://www.opennms.org)
and Zenoss (http://www.zenoss.org). I like the looks of Zenoss, but
I've never really heard of it and I'm wondering if anyone has any
experiences with it that they can share before I go and spend hours on
an install/configuration. Is there something wrong with it, and that's
why I've never heard of anyone using it? Am I just out of the loop?
Even better would be someone who's used both products and could give
me a quick comparison. I'd also welcome suggestions of another product
(as long as it's not bb, nagios, or hobbit) that I should be looking
OpenNMS is rock solid. It's definitely not as easy to configure as some of
the others (especially as far as graphing is concerned), but it's getting
better. Incredibly reliable however, and scales extremely well.
Very helpful mailing list also.
I'd definitely recommend giving it a test run.