Re: Bug#450615: ITP: opennms -- Open-source Network Management
On Thu, 08 Nov, 2007 at 05:57:25PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 09:38:27PM +0530, Varun Hiremath wrote:
> > OpenNMS is the world's first enterprise grade network management
> > platform developed under the open source model. It consists of a
> Sorry, but I don't buy the "world's first ..." and as such I wouldn't
> like to see it in the long description.
> What does it means? First under what criteria?
> Sounds more like an advertisement than a useful information for the
> sysadm that need to choose whether to install it or not.
I agree, that wasn't a very good description of the package. Sorry.
How about this one?
OpenNMS is a highly-customizable network management platform. It
provides three main functional areas:
* Service Polling: the system monitors services on the network and
reports on their "service level".
* Performance: data is collected from the remote systems via SNMP in
order to measure the performance of the network.
* Event Management and Notifications: OpenNMS includes a robust
notification system, including escalations, that can be generated by
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