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Instant OpenNMS Starter by Ghislain Hachey

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Quick start – exploring foundational concepts

Considering the complexity of OpenNMS and everything it is capable of doing it is very easy to get started with it compared to other competing products. Before we dive in and learn how to use this network monitoring platform, we will set a context with which to work for the remainder of this book.

We will be learning about OpenNMS through its deployment and use at a hypothetical IT service company. This small hypothetical company operates its own data center and also helps its growing list of clients maintaining their own network infrastructures. The data center is a homogeneous environment composed of Linux servers with your typical online services such as websites, various web applications, and databases. ...

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