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WebNMS Framework is a comprehensive network management platform that offers purpose-built applications and tools designed to simplify the management of networking devices and resources.

WebNMS Framework enables network monitoring, configuration and troubleshooting of each device or resource and manage an entire network from a single platform. WebNMS Framework has a true N+ architecture that allows multiple users to access its services simultaneously.

It delivers network level management while providing access to various element managers.

Its functionalities include:

Multi-Tier EMS/NMS Platform

WebNMS Framework platform provides a solid foundation that is based upon:

Widely Deployed Platform

Over 300 network equipment vendors including large incumbents like Lucent, Nortel, Motorola, Siemens, Ericsson and startups like Movaz, Turin and others have successfully implemented and deployed management applications based on WebNMS Framework. WebNMS Framework has also been selected as a management platform for building NMS solutions by Service Provders such as Chunghwa Telecom, PT Telecom, Nexagent, Equant, and Uninet. Added to the proven track of WebNMS Framework, it brings a cost-sensitive and feature-rich platform for developing a prudent network management solution.

Productivity Enhancement Platform

WebNMS Framework comes bundled with WebNMS Framework Studio Tools - with plugin for Eclipse IDE that enables easy design, development and maintenance of network management applications. For rapid development WebNMS Framework provides a comprehensive code-generation wizard that complements resource modeling and service customization tools by enabling complex instrumented applications. Additionally, WebNMS Framework offers Project Tools which are useful in development, testing, deployment, maintenance, support and re-licensing of WebNMS Framework based applications.

Customization Capabilities

WebNMS Framework facilitates advanced customization of management services through discovery filters, alarm and event filters, rules, and correlation logic with minimal coding. Purpose-built WebNMS Framework platform readily enables customization to varies technology domains that include ATM, SONET/SDH, Optical, VoIP, VPN, Cable, Wireless and others.

WebNMS Framework Benefits


WebNMS Framework includes the following applications:

Fault Management

  • Event/trap processing - filtering, suppression, propagation ; with intelligent correlation
  • Alarm drill down categorized by severity, managed resource type, time of day etc.
  • Problem resolution work flow management – categorize alarms as open, closed and acknowledged

Configuration Management

  • N-tier architecture with server support for storing, scheduling, auditing etc.
  • Supports parameterized XML tasks for easy management of configuration functions
  • Supports rollback capability for recovery from failures


  • Auto-discovery and topology update
  • Rich information model to capture attributes of heterogeneous networks with deep discovery
  • Topology summary and hierarchical represen-tation of managed resources
  • Intelligent grouping for simplified configuration management

Performance Management

  • Analyze, filter and aggregate network performance data
  • Distributed multi-tier architecture in the Polling Engine to provide more scalability and reliability.
  • Customize aggregation policies
  • Multi-level thresholding and hysteresis
  • Intuitive and graphical performance management reports


  • Fine grained and extensible authorization including support for users, groups, roles, operations and object views
  • Secure authentication and access control including SSL and secure RMI server access control J2EE security model support

Inventory Management

  • Complete infobase of components and devices across the network
  • Can also be integrated with any third party inventory management system
 System Features
Application servers JBoss
Web servers Tomcat
Choice of clients Java application client
Applet client
Web (HTML) client 
and Java WebStart client
Web Browsers Internet Explorer
Java Runtime Environments (JRE) JRE 1.6 (All Editions)
JDK JDK 1.5 (All Editions)
XML Parsers Any JAXP 1.4 compliant parser
Language support JDK 1.6 Internationalization API
 Hardware Requirements
CPU 2.0 GHz for Windows/Linux
1.2  GHz for Solaris 
Memory 1 GB RAM or Higher
Disc Space 400 MB + 200 MB Swap

WebNMS Framework Professional Edition
21004.0D Named Developer License Fee per seat
21004.0ROBP Professional Edition runtime : BE Primary Server (Mandatory)
21004.0R0BS Professional Edition runtime : BE Secondary Server (Optional)
21004.0PMS Maintenance and Support Tools (Optional)
21004.0PS WebNMS Framework Test Suite (Optional)

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