Data Collection

When enabled, the Data Choices module collects anonymous use statistics. It publishes them on system startup and every 24 hours after. Usage statistics include the following data points:

  • System ID (a randomly generated, universally unique identifier (UUID)).

  • Horizon release.

  • Horizon version.

  • OS architecture.

  • OS name.

  • OS version.

  • Number of available processors (CPU).

  • Amount of free physical memory.

  • Total amount of physical memory.

  • Number of alarms in the alarms table.

  • Number of situations in the alarms table.

  • Number of events in the events table.

  • Number of IP interfaces in the ipinterface table.

  • Number of nodes in the node table.

  • Number of nodes, grouped by system OID.

  • Number of locations.

  • Number of Minions.

  • Number of provisiond requisitions, by scheme.

  • Provisiond thread pool sizes.

  • List of enabled and disabled services.

  • List of installed features in Karaf.

  • Global notification enablement status.

  • Number of destination paths.

  • Number of on-call roles.

  • Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) name.

  • RDBMS version.

  • Number of pollerd tasks completed.

  • Number of event logs processed.

  • Number of core flows persisted.

  • Number of Newts samples inserted.

  • Number of queued updates completed.

  • Number of virtual appliances, Mini appliances, and 1U appliances that are connected to the system.

  • Whether Horizon is running inside a containerized environment like Docker or Podman.

For more details, navigate to the Help Improve OpenNMS dialog:

  1. Click the gear symbol in the top-right of the page.

  2. Under Additional Tools, select Data Choices.

  3. Click Show me What is Being Sent.

You can view the aggregated statistics from all participating users on the OpenNMS Usage Report.

Enable or disable usage statistics collection

Admin users can enable or disable usage statistics collection at any time by following these steps:

  1. Log in to the Horizon web UI.

  2. Click the gear symbol at the top-right of the page.

  3. Under Additional Tools, click Data Choices.

  4. Select either Opt-In or Opt-Out, as desired.