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NMIS 8.4.10G is available for download now, instructions for upgrading to this version are here.

 Welcome to the NMIS (Network Management Information System), community page!  NMIS is open source network management software which was first released in 1999, it is a complete network management system which assists with fault, performance and configuration management, providing performance graphs and threshold alerting as well as highly granular notification policies with many types of notification methods.  You can download NMIS from here.

Have you just downloaded NMIS (VM or source)? See the NMIS v8 Documentation section information to get you started and help you configure NMIS.  If you are looking for information and documentation for one of our modules see the specific Module links below.  Lastly, if you have just downloaded the VM Bundle with NMIS which includes all of our modules check out the  Getting Started - Virtual Appliance Bundle & NMIS 8 document to get you going. 

NMIS v8 Documentation

Current NMIS v8 documentation is listed below.

NMIS in Depth

Why does NMIS do that, how does it work?

NMIS Troubleshooting & Micro FAQ

NMIS Support

Old patching

NMIS4 Documentation

Other Resources for NMIS Users

Opmantek Modules to Extend NMIS8

  • Home - Event Management working like ITIL V3 intended. Managing syslog, SNMP trap, NMIS events and any log content.
  • opFlow - Application level visibility using NetFlow information, providing incredible visibility into bandwidth usage, by user and application.
  • opReports - Expert reporting, with traffic lights and actions.
  • opMaps - Geographical mapping of your Organisation, from NMIS information.
  • opSLA - Enhanced IPSLA engine for 10000's of IPSLA probes on a single server.
  • opHA - High availability for NMIS through Master/Slave and Multi-Master configurations.
  • opConfig - Automatically track and back up configurations. Compare configurations.



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Page: Advanced Configuration Options for Optimising NMIS8 Page: Advanced Modelling: When a single SNMP variable isn't enough Page: Alerts - Using models to generate custom events Page: Amount of Performance Data Storage NMIS8 Stores Page: Basic and Advanced Thresholds in NMIS8 Page: Configuration Items for NMIS Page: Custom Notification Methods for NMIS Events Page: Custom Tables in NMIS Page: Default Credentials (Passwords) for NMIS8 VM Page: Description of the NMIS Event Log Page: Device Modelling Checklist Page: Extending SNMPd for custom monitoring Page: Getting Started - NMIS8 Virtual Appliance Bundle Installation Page: How-to articles Page: Import Nodes into NMIS8 - bulk import and integration Page: Installing Perl Libraries with and without CPAN Page: Learning and Understanding Perl Page: Logs, debugs and files which are useful when troubleshooting and resolving issues in NMIS Page: Managing Servers and Services with NMIS8 Page: Modelling MIBS that use Indexes using the systemHealth section Page: Moving the NMIS database to a new partition Page: NMIS8 Configuration Page: NMIS8 Vendor and Device Support Page: NMIS 4.3.6e Installation Documentation Page: NMIS 8 Installation Guide Page: NMIS 8 Release Notes Page: NMIS Dashboards with Alternate Groupings Page: NMIS File Permissions Page: NMIS Metrics, Reachability, Availability and Health Page: Patching NMIS 8.4 with Additional CBQoS SNMP Collection Page: Patching NMIS with 8.3.4G Update Page: Patching NMIS with 8.3.6G Update Page: Patching NMIS with 8.3.9G Update Page: Patching NMIS with 8.3.15G Update Page: Patching NMIS with 8.3.18G Update Page: Patching NMIS with 8.4.1G Page: Patching NMIS with 8.4.6G Page: Regular System Maintenance for NMIS Page: Resizing NMIS VMs Page: SNMP Traps with Cisco and Other devices Page: Testing SNMP Connectivity from the NMIS Server with snmpwalk Page: Upgrading NMIS to 8.4.10G Page: User Management in NMIS8 Page: Using SNMPv3 with NMIS for Secure Network Management Page: Using Unique Identifiers (UUID) for NMIS Nodes