The example works great only I'm struggling with using filters. I would like to for example query the API to return a node with a certain name. I read up on the WS-I Filter Definition chapter in the Developers Toolkit guide but couldn't figure out the proper syntax for the filter.
After some browsing and fiddling around I finally managed to create a proper filter. It came down to my lack of understanding of using SOAP i guess.. Anyway here's a quick python function to get a specific host from NNMi using python and suds:
To expand on the filter answer just a bit, here is the python way that seems to work with filter expressions. Here I am looking for registered incidents related to interface down on a particular system: