The minions should be monitored by the OpenNMS instance they are connected to. In order to achieve this a requisition should be created and synchronized automatically for the monitoring locations and the minions are added in this requisition as nodes.
- automatically create requisition for monitoring location
- update & synchronize the requisition on changes
- verify that the minions are added as nodes
Maybe it is possible to add a simple keep-alive based poller for each created minion node. There already exist several JIRA issues for JMX-based monitoring: