Zenoss is an open-source application, server, and network management platform that allows system administrators to monitor availability, inventory/configuration, performance, and events over a web interface.

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Zenoss - install.sh doesnt ask for mysql password

i'm trying to install zenoss on a ubuntu-14.04 virtual machine. I followed the following guide "https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Zenoss". After some errors with dependencies, I have the following ...
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Unable to create the initial Zenoss object database

trying to setup Zenoss in Centos. Couldn't initialize the Zenoss due to below error /etc/init.d/zenoss start Zenoss not initialized. Performing first-boot initialization... Fresh install pre steps ...
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Running Zenoss from VirtualBox in OSX - Login Fails

I downloaded the OSX version of Zenoss to trial it. Unpacking the .zip results in virtual hard drive files (.vdmk etc). I spun it up in a VirtualBox machine, and after a bunch of stuff loaded I'm ...
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Integrating Zenoss (mail data Logs) with MySql database table?

I have installed Zenoss monitoring tool on my pc and I want to store every outgoing email from the zenoss to a database. Does any one know how I can achieve this. FYI I just use this server to send ...
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Zenoss SMS missing text

I've set up a Xenserver hosting a Debian VM with Zenoss Core 4.2.4. The Xenserver has a Siemens T35 GSM Modem attached to its serial port COM1. I used ser2net + some Xenserver configuration to get it ...
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Importing SNMP exposed data in zenoss

Since all my machines are in AWS, I am exposing instance-type of AWS instances over snmp. Now I want to use that information in zenoss event class for including it in the notification service. Can ...
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How do I remotely install, configure and maintain SNMP?

I'm looking to remotely install the SNMP and SNMP WMI Provider services on Windows Server 2008 R2, configure specific options for the Agent, Traps, and Security tabs, then make sure these services and ...
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Zenoss: Notifications for events that are automatically being archived

I have an event transform that automatically sends a specific type of event to the archive like so: if evt.message.find("some pattern") >=0: evt.eventClassKey = "Some key" evt.eventClass = ...
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Push monitoring data from Nagios/Zenoss to another system

I have built a system which does various types of time-series analysis and now I would like to feed it data from a monitoring tool. Since I have Nagios set up already in my test environment, I prefer ...
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Zenoss Monitoring Templates, clearing events

I have a monitoring template set up on Zenoss to run a database query and use Nagios to check that the output of the query, which is a number, is within an acceptable range. When it's not, a CRITICAL ...
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How to configure Zenoss to list devices by name instead IP address automatically?

I've set Zenoss 4.2.3 to get devices from our entire network from all subnets (INFRASTRUCTURE -> DEVICES). But it returns me the device list only with the IP address, it doesn't obtain the hostnames ...
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How to add an event/alert on Zenoss for a string type SNMP OID?

I have the status of a particular application being reported as string over SNMP. When everything is working as expected, that monitoring reports an empty string and when some of the data sources ...
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Zenoss on CentOS 6 minmal

I'm trying to install zenoss on a fresh new CentOS install. I followed this guide -> http://wiki.zenoss.org/Install_Zenoss And did the auto-deploy installation. Actually all the steps i have done so ...
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Monitor trap is received from agent

I have an agent that monitors windows event log and looks for service up/down messages, and sends these messages as trap to zenoss. The agent is set to be run in windows scheduler. The agent is ...
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How can I get event details in a transform with Zenoss 3.x

I need to get the event details from a trap in an event transform. The traps come with oids in the event details. The problem is that the OIDs are not predictable because the last digit is the event ...
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Zenoss modeling localhost

Immediately after installing it, Zenoss appears to try to model the server it's installed on. That's fine, but I only understand how to configure Zenoss to model a server via snmp, ssh, or some other ...
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install zenoss on ubuntu, raise No valid ZENHOME error

I've added an user with name zenoss, and set export ZENHOME=/usr/local/zenoss in ~/.bashrc under /home/zenoss, and when using echo $ZENHOME, it could show /usr/local/zenoss When install zenoss, I ...
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MySQL Error: (2003, “Can't connect to MySQL server on '2001:db8:81:2c::2' (-9)”)

I'm trying to set up Zenoss 4.2.0 on CentOS 6.3 to monitor a remote MySQL 5.5.25a server via IPv6. The firewall is open for the monitoring server and I can connect fine from the command line: ...
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Configuring ZenOSS to monitor CPU load

I'm trying test out monitoring tools for a network at work with a coworker but neither of us have ever used an sort of monitoring tools before. Currently we are experimenting with ZenOSS and having ...
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Can ZenOSS integrate Ganglia smoothly?

I like Ganglia for its Gmetric function, and I like its multi-layer capability. But Ganglia does not have healthiness check, alerting and etc. for the server monitor functionality. So it would be ...
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Filter Zenoss Alerting Rules for certain Data Source only (or certain Data sources active only at a given time)

We're working to monitor a couple of services with Zenoss over SNMP and have implemented the SNMP part. We have configured data sources (to various OIDs) and thresholds for these values and hosts to ...
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How to make Zenoss stop monitoring SMTP?

The title says it all. We use Zenoss in a midsize network with lots of different Linux boxes. A lot of them have SMTP on by default, but we don't use it for anything; not on a single box. The Zenoss ...
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Zenoss MySQL database backups are huge after multiversion upgrade

The Context: We ran Zenoss 2.2 for way too long, and decided it was time to upgrade to the current version, 3.2. I followed the upgrade steps here, and checked to make sure everything was working ...
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Zensyslog Clear Events

I've hooked up Zenoss' Zensyslog so that messages from a distributed list of client machines are all conglomerated into events on the Zenoss server. This is all fantastic, and I can bump messages by ...
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Monitoring a tcp port using Zenoss

it's possible to monitor a general purpose service, listening on port 5896, i.e.: tcp://production.enterprise.com:5896 I just want know if this service is alive or offline, like a fast "nc -zv ...
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Debian Testing - SNMPD Configuration for Zenoss

Linux server1.xen.prgmr.com 3.0.0-1-686-pae #1 SMP Sat Aug 27 16:41:03 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux snmpd 5.4.3~dfsg-2.3 zenoss-stack 3.2.1-0 I have installed Debian Testing, Zenoss and smpd on the same ...
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Monitoring iptables status

Anyone have a good solution for doing checks on iptables to ensure that the appropriate rules are applied (and the service is running)? I am using Zenoss to monitor my environment. Also, some of the ...
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Monitoring bespoke software with Zenoss

We've got a lot of back-end applications that we need to monitor the performance of (metrics such as orders waiting to be processed, time since last run, etc). Currently, this is done by an in-house ...
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Zenoss - Performance issues with captured events

The problem I'm manually inserting events into Zenoss through the zensendevent command line tool. The events are successfully inserted into Zenoss. The problem is that I can just insert about 8 ...
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How can I configure Zenoss to send an SMS or Voice alert

Has anyone successfully configured Zenoss to send an SMS or Voice alert? Googling only comes up with a service called TeamTILT for Zenoss. Is this the only alternative available? Has anyone solved ...
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Zenoss with Apache Rewrite subdirectory

I'm trying to set up Zenoss to work with https://server/zenoss instead of https://server. Here's my rewrite rule: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^/zenoss($|/.*) ...
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Zenoss: Getting SNMP stats over SSH

I have the SSH connection working. I have it successfully modeling the device (Ubuntu Server, in this case). What I can't get to work is the SNMP portion. It sounds like I have to custom add the ...
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SNMP set up for Zenoss server

I've setup snmpv2 for communicating with Zenoss server. It's working. But now I have some question. 1. Is SNMPv2 client broadcasting its data all the time? Is there any way to prevent that? Through ...
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Adding a device with separate name and title using the Zenoss API

The Zenoss UI lets you add a new device with a device name and a title. The former needs to be an IP address or DNS entry, the latter is then used for display purposes. I am trying to do the same ...
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OSS Server Monitoring Software — Which is right for me?

I'm trying to plot the course for my organization and am currently looking at (not exclusively so, but so far research leads to these): Zenoss Nagios OpenNMS Our requirements is that this must be ...
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ZenOSS webinterface connecting

I'm having a problem with ZenOss. I installed the centos stack installer on Centos 5.5 x64. De installation succeeded and no errors where displayed. But when I tried to surft to the ip address it ...
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Zenoss No space left on device Error

Site Error An error was encountered while publishing this resource. Sorry, a site error occurred. Traceback (innermost last): Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 231, in publish_module_standard Module ...
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Zenoss 3 adding custom properties

I could not find how to do it. The latest Zenoss 3 documentation http://community.zenoss.org/docs/DOC-6006 mentions about a section titled "Adding Custom Properties". But I could not find it. Any ...
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Zenoss need to get freespace threshold and alerts on windows “mount points”

I have a WMI query that will give me all the data I need to do this but I can't figure out how to get this working in Zenoss. I know I need to set data points and a threshold, and optionaly a graph. ...
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Zenoss - rename device from terminal

I have aproximately 100 switches that need to be renamed in zenoss and a csv file with the IP address and corresponding name. Is there a way to rename a device from the terminal so that I can knock up ...
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Zenoss multi-graph reports for a location or group of servers

we are using ZenOss with the HP server zenpacks to monitor our servers. I want to create a multi-graph report for the thermal monitors in the servers. I can successfully create a report when using ...
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Zenoss - One email alert for multiple events

I have written links to Zenoss in some of my apps using the python and xmlrpclib. Events share the same event class and the component begins with the name of the application - ie "AppName - ...
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Monitoring LAN with Zenoss

Hai guys/gals, How can i monitor LAN with zenoos in RHEL5? My server is RHEL 5 My client machines are Windows xp Using 10.0.0.0/24 serious for LAN connection. Have modem for internet Have switch ...
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SCOM 2007 versus Zenoss (or other open source)

I've taken the liberty to test both SCOM 2007 and Zenoss and found the following: SCOM 2007 Pros: Great MS Windows server monitoring and reporting In-depth configuration and easily integrates into ...