PacktLib: Zenoss Core 3.x Network and System Monitoring

Zenoss Core 3.x Network and System Monitoring

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Network and System Monitoring with Zenoss Core

Device management

Availability and performance monitors

Event management

Plugin architecture

System reports

System architecture

User layer

Data layer

Collection layer

Summary

Discovering Devices

Zenoss Core installation

Preparing devices for monitoring

Opening monitoring-specific ports

Zenoss Core setup wizard

Adding a single device

Importing a list of devices with zenbatchload

Command line discovery with zendisc

Summary

Device Setup and Administration

Organizing devices in Zenoss Core

Modeling devices

Troubleshooting data collection

Device administration

zProperties defined

Summary

Monitor Status and Performance

Collectors collect

Monitoring components

Performance Graphs

Summary

Custom Monitoring Templates

Monitoring Templates

Monitoring SNMP data sources

Monitoring with Nagios plugins

Monitoring with Cacti plugins

Summary

Core Event Management

Event Console

Event Manager

Working with events

Event de-duplication

Summary

Collecting Events

Routing syslog messages to Zenoss Core

Monitoring Windows event logs

Incorporating event reporting into third-party scripts via zensendevent

Creating events by e-mail

Configuring alerting rules

Event transformations

Programming in zendmd, an interactive shell

Summary

Settings and Administration

Managing Zenoss Core users

Creating custom User Commands

System settings

Configuring Zenoss Core's Monitoring Dashboard

Meet the Zenoss Daemons

Maintenance Windows

Adding MIBs

Backing up and restoring monitoring data

Updating Zenoss Core

Summary

Extending Zenoss Core with ZenPacks

Installing community ZenPacks

Creating a ZenPack

Developer resources

Summary

Reviewing Built-in Reports

Report overview

Device Reports

Event Reports

Graph Reports

Multi-Graph Reports

Performance Reports

User Reports

Summary

Writing Custom Device Reports

Creating Custom Device Reports

Scheduling reports for e-mail delivery

Summary

Event Attributes

Device Attributes

Example snmpd.conf

Index