Predefined Dashboards

You can import a number of official and community-built OpenNMS Plugin for Grafana dashboards. They display the following data points, among others:

  • SNMP data collected by Linux hosts.

  • Business service availability.

  • Cassandra performance.

  • Generic UPS statistics.

  • Network interfaces.

You can edit predefined dashboards to meet your needs, or to learn more about how to build your own dashboards.

Import a dashboard

Follow these steps to import a dashboard:

  1. Navigate to the official Grafana Dashboards page and search for "OpenNMS."

  2. Select the dashboard that you want to import.

  3. Copy the dashboard’s ID:

    Grafana’s Dashboard page displaying a predefined dashboard. The dashboard’s ID is highlighted with a red box.

  4. Navigate to your Grafana home page and click the plus symbol (+) in the left navigation menu.

  5. Select Import. The Import page is displayed.

  6. Update the information as desired and click Import.

    You must specify a flow and performance datasource.

The dashboard is displayed. To view a list of your dashboards, click Dashboards  Manage.

Predefined dashboards created before April 2023 require conversion before you can use them with OpenNMS Plugin for Grafana. You must export and convert these dashboards before using them.