NMIS provides quite a few configurable items; this includes how to configure policies and behaviours of the entire system, and is why NMIS has been found to be one of the most flexible and agile network management systems.
The following table summarises the configuration files and includes expected change frequency. Files with Medium or High change frequency are the most essential ones to back up, but we definitely recommend that you backup all of the
|Access levels for Authorisation System
|Main NMIS8 configuration file.
|Contacts information used for notifications.
|List of “vendors” SNMP OID prefixes
|Escalation policy, how notifications will happen
|List of Links in the network.
|List of Locations
|Log viewer configuration file
|Opmantek modules integration
|Main NMIS8 Nodes file
|Current planned outages
|Portal configuration for internal integrations
|Privilege mappings for authorisation
|Services configuration file
|External tools configuration file
|Users authorisation mappings
|List of standard interface types from IANA
|Configuation for Log Rotation.
|Customised node configurations
|Scripts directory for polling
|Local user database for apache and htpasswd authorisation methods.