Chapter 6. Customizing NNM from the GUI

One compelling aspect of NNM is that the administrator can customize submaps from within the GUI. Some of the customizations include adding background graphics, saving window placement, hiding symbols, and creating MIB applications. While advanced customizations require file editing, NNM provides the flexibility to offer both simple and advanced customizations without source code modification and re-compilation. In fact, many modifications can be made on the fly without exiting the NNM GUI or restarting processes.

Sealey Inc. has a requirement to be able to make use of geographical bitmaps and customer floor plans. They would like to place certain devices in a specific region representing the physical locations ...

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