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OpenNMS Wireshark is a free and open source network monitoring and network management platform. These activities will show you how to use the OpenNMS Demo web site to monitor a network.


To prepare for this activity:

  1. Start Windows.
  2. Log in if necessary.

Activity 1 - Access the OpenNMS Demo Web Site[edit]

To access the OpenNMS web site:

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Navigate to
  3. Select Live Demo or See a Live Demo.
  4. Follow the instructions to log in to the demo web site.

Activity 2 - Use OpenNMS to Monitor a Network[edit]

To use OpenNMS to monitor a network:

  1. Observe the OpenNMS Home page and network availability.
  2. Select Node List to view the network nodes currently being monitored.
  3. Select one of the nodes on the list to view detailed information about that node.
  4. Select Outages and then Current Outages or All Outages to view outage information.
  5. Select Path Outages to view network path outages.
  6. Select Events and then All Events to view event information.
  7. Select Assets and then All nodes with asset info to view asset information.
  8. Select Charts to view a chart summary of monitoring information.
  9. Select Support and then the support page for information on how OpenNMS is supported.
  10. Close the web browser to complete this activity.