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Table of Contents

1. ZenPacks
1. About ZenPacks
1.1. Provided ZenPacks
2. Installing ZenPacks
2.1. Installing from the Command Line
2.2. Installing from the User Interface
2.3. Installing All Core ZenPacks from RPM
2.4. Viewing Loaded ZenPacks
3. Creating ZenPacks
3.1. Why Create a ZenPack?
3.2. Create a ZenPack
3.3. Add a Database Object to a ZenPack
3.4. View Database Objects in a ZenPack
3.5. Remove a Database Object from a ZenPack
3.6. Adding Other Items to ZenPacks
4. Packaging and Distributing ZenPacks
5. Removing ZenPacks
6. Where to Find More Information
I. Core ZenPacks
2. Amazon Web Services
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Setup
4. Working with the EC2Manager Account
4.1. CloudWatch Data
4.2. Templates and Collection
4.2.1. Example: Initiating Load-Based Elasticity for an EC2 Setup
3. Apache Web Server
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Display the Status Page in Apache Version 1.3 or Higher
3.2. Display the Status Page in Apache Version 2.x
3.3. Verifying Your Apache Configuration
3.4. Configure Zenoss to Monitor the Web Server
4. Daemons
4. Dell Hardware
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Enhanced Modeling
4. Daemons
5. Domain Name System (DNS)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
6. File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Enable Secure Site Monitoring
5. Tuning for Site Responsiveness
6. Daemons
7. HP PC Hardware
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Enhanced Modeling
4. Daemons
8. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
9. Jabber Instant Messaging
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
10. Java 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2E)
1. About
1.1. JMX Background
1.2. ZenJMX Capabilities
1.3. Allowable Parameter Types
1.4. Single Value Attribute Calls
1.5. Complex-Value Attribute Calls
1.6. Example Method Calls
1.6.1. No parameters, single return value
1.6.2. No parameters, multiple values returned in List format
1.6.3. No parameters, multiple values returned in Map format
1.6.4. Single parameter in polymorphic operation
1.6.5. Multiple parameters in polymorphic operations
2. Prerequisites
2.1. Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
3. Example to Monitor a JMX Value
3.1. Enabling Remote JMX Access
3.2. Configure Zenoss with a Custom Data Source
4. Monitor Values in TabularData and CompositeData Objects
5. Using JConsole to Query a JMX Agent
6. Daemons
11. Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Response Time
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. For a Device
4. Daemons
12. MySQL Database
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Authorize MySQL Performance Data Access
3.2. Set up Zenoss
4. Daemons
13. Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
14. Network Time Protocol (NTP)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
15. ONC-style Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
16. SSH Monitoring Example
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Set Linux Server Monitoring Credentials
4. Add a Linux Server
5. Daemons
17. VMware Infrastructure ESX Server
1. About
2. Prerequisites
2.1. Installing Prerequisite Libraries
3. Enabling the ZenPack
4. Daemons
18. Web Page Response Time (HTTP)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Check for a Specific URL or Specify Security Settings
5. Check for Specific Content on the Web Page
6. Tuning for Site Responsiveness
7. Daemons
19. Xen Virtual Hosts
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Model Hosts and Guest
4. Daemons
II. Enterprise ZenPacks
20. Advanced Search
1. About
1.1. Working with Saved Searches
2. Prerequisites
21. AIX
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Add an AIX Server
4. Set AIX Server Monitoring Credentials
5. Resolving CHANNEL_OPEN_FAILURE Issues
6. Resolving Command timed out Issues
7. Daemons
22. Apache Tomcat Application Server
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring Tomcat to Allow JMX Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Change the Amount of Data Collected and Graphed
5. Viewing Raw Data
6. Daemons
23. BEA WebLogic Application Server
1. About
1.1. Overall Application Server Vitals
1.2. Entity EJB, Message Driven Bean (MDB), and Session EJB Subsystem Metrics
1.3. Data Pool (JDBC) metrics
1.4. Queue (JMS) Metrics
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring WebLogic to Allow JMX Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Change the Amount of Data Collected and Graphed
5. Viewing Raw Data
6. Monitor SSL-Proxied WebLogic Servers
7. Daemons
24. BIG-IP Network Devices
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Viewing Virtual Servers
5. Daemons
25. Brocade SAN Switches
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring Brocade Devices to Allow SNMP Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Viewing Fibre Channel Port Information
5. Daemons
26. CheckPoint Firewalls
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring CheckPoint Firewalls to Allow SNMP Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Daemons
27. Cisco Devices
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring Cisco Devices to Allow SNMP Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Forwarding Syslog Messages to Zenoss
5. Extended Capabilities for Cisco Devices
5.1. IOS
5.2. CatOS
5.3. ASA, FWSM and PIX
5.4. Wireless LAN Controllers
5.5. ACE Load Balancers
5.6. Telepresence Codecs
6. Daemons
28. Cisco UCS
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Adding a Cisco UCS Device for Monitoring
4. UCS Monitoring Credentials
5. Daemons
29. Datacenter View
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Working with the List View
4. Working with the Custom View
4.1. Adding a Background Image to the Custom View
4.1.1. Removing the Custom View Background Image
4.2. Working with Devices in the Custom View
4.3. Removing the Custom View
5. Activating the Auto-Generated Rack View
30. Device Access Control Lists
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Key Concepts
3.1. Permissions and Roles
3.2. Administered Objects
3.3. Users and Groups
3.4. Assigning Administered Object Accessa
3.5. Restricted Screen Functionality
3.5.1. Dashboard
3.5.2. Device List
3.5.3. Device Organizers
3.5.4. Reporting
3.5.5. Viewing Events
4. Create a User Restricted to Specific Devices
5. Create a Manager Restricted to Specific Devices
6. Adding Device Organizers
7. Restricted User Organizer Management
31. Distributed Collector
1. About
1.1. Navigating Existing Collectors and Hubs
1.2. Restrictions and Requirements
1.3. Installation Notes
1.4. Firewall Notes
1.5. Platform Notes
1.6. Debugging
2. Prerequisites
3. Typical Usage Scenarios for Distributed Monitoring
3.1. ZeoDB - Local Hub - Local Collector
3.2. ZeoDB - Local Hub - Remote Collector
3.3. ZeoDB - Local Hub - Multiple Remote Collectors
3.4. ZeoDB - Multiple Remote Hubs - Multiple Remote Collectors
4. Deploying Collectors
4.1. Prerequisite Tasks
4.2. Adding Collectors
4.2.1. Install Remotely (Root Password)
4.2.2. Install Remotely (Root SSH Keys)
4.2.3. Install Remotely (Zenoss SSH Keys)
4.2.4. Install Locally
4.3. Deleting Collectors
4.4. Updating a Hub or Collector
4.5. Backing Up Remote Collectors
5. Adding Devices to Collectors
5.1. Moving Devices Between Collectors
6. Managing the Collector Daemons
7. Deploying Hubs
7.1. Configuring MySQL for Remote Hubs
7.2. Add a Hub
7.2.1. Install Remotely (Root Password)
7.2.2. Install Remotely (Root SSH Keys)
7.2.3. Install Remotely (Zenoss SSH Keys)
7.3. Setting Up SSH Keys for Distributed Collector
32. Dynamic Service View
1. About
1.1. Dynamic View of Organizers
1.2. Dynamic View of Devices
1.2.1. Dynamic View of Cisco UCS Devices
1.2.2. Dynamic View of VMware Hosts
1.2.3. Dynamic View of Storage Devices
2. Prerequisites
3. Enabling
4. Daemons
33. Enterprise Collector
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enabling Enterprise Collector
34. Enterprise Linux
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Add a Linux Server
4. Set Linux Server Monitoring Credentials
5. Resolving CHANNEL_OPEN_FAILURE Issues
6. Resolving Command timed out Issues
7. DMIDECODE Modeler Plugin
8. Daemons
35. Enterprise Reports
1. About
1.1. 95th Percentile
1.2. Alert Rule Email Addresses
1.3. Defined Thresholds
1.4. Event Time to Resolution
1.5. Interface Volume
1.6. Maintenance Windows
1.7. Organizer Availability
1.8. User Event Activity
1.9. Users Group Membership
2. Viewing Enterprise Reports
3. Prerequisites
36. Enterprise Security
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enabling Password Encryption
37. Foundry Device
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Configuring Zenoss
4. Daemons
38. Hewlett Packard UNIX
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Limitations
4. Add an HP-UX Device for Monitoring
5. Set HP-UX Server Monitoring Credentials
5.1. Set Credentials for the Device
5.2. Set Credentials for the Device Class
6. Resolving CHANNEL_OPEN_FAILURE Issues
7. Resolving Command time out Issues
8. Daemons
39. JBoss Application Server
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring JBoss to Allow JMX Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Change the Amount of Data Collected and Graphed
5. Viewing Raw Data
6. Daemons
40. Juniper Devices
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring Juniper Devices to Allow SNMP Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Daemons
41. LDAP Authentication
1. About
2. Prerequisites
2.1. LDAP Configuration Information
3. Limitations
4. Authenticating with Microsoft Active Directory
4.1. Adding the Authentication Plugin
4.2. Configuring Plugin Settings
4.3. Enabling Group to Role Mapping
4.4. Verifying Connectivity and Credentials Outside of Zenoss
5. Authenticating with other LDAP Servers
6. Optimizing Authentication with a Cache
7. Configuring Local Authentication as a Fallback
42. Mail Transactions
1. About
1.1. Events
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
43. MS Active Directory
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
44. MS Exchange
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
45. Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) Monitoring
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Configuration
3.1. Automatically Monitor Queues on All Servers
3.2. Monitor Queues on Specific Servers
3.3. Fine-Tuning Queue Monitoring
4. Daemons
46. Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Daemons
47. Microsoft SQL Server
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Collecting Information from Non-Default Microsoft SQL Server Instances
5. Daemons
48. Multi-Realm IP Networks
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Example System
4. System Setup
4.1. Adding Realms
4.2. Adding Collectors to Realms
4.3. Adding Devices to Realms
5. Notes
49. NetApp Filers
1. About
1.1. Performance Graphs
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring NetApp Devices to Allow SNMP Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Using SSH to Model NFS Clients
5. Forwarding syslog Events from NetApp
6. Daemons
50. NetScreen Devices
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring NetScreen Devices to Allow SNMP Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Daemons
51. Nortel Devices
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring Nortel Devices to Allow SNMP Queries
3.2. Configuring Zenoss
4. Daemons
52. Oracle
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Authorize Oracle Performance Data Access
3.2. Configure Zenoss
4. Monitor Additional SIDs
5. Monitoring Other Tables or Views
6. Daemons
53. Predictive Thresholding
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Add a Predictive Threshold
54. RANCID Integration
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Integration
3.1. Configure Cisco Devices to Send Traps
3.2. Configure RANCID Update Information in Zenoss
55. Remedy Ticket Creation
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Ticket Creation
4. Send Test Tickets
5. Daemons
56. SNMP Trap Forwarding
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Event Forwarding
3.1. Import Zenoss MIB onto the Remote Receiver
3.2. Configure Zenoss to Send Events as Traps
4. Send Test Events
5. Daemons
57. Solaris
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Limitations
4. Set Solaris Server Monitoring Credentials
5. Enable Monitoring
6. Resolving CHANNEL_OPEN_FAILURE Issues
7. Resolving Command time out Issues
8. Daemons
58. Splunk Monitoring
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Splunk Data Source Type
4. Monitoring Splunk Searches
4.1. Monitoring Results of a Simple Search
4.2. Monitoring Results of a Top Search
5. Daemons
59. SQL Transactions
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable SQL Server Monitoring
4. Enable Sybase Server Monitoring
5. Enable MySQL Server Monitoring
6. Storing Query Results
7. Troubleshooting
8. Daemons
60. Storage Base
1. About
2. Prerequisites
61. Sugar CRM
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configuring Zenoss
4. Daemons
62. VMware ESX
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Monitoring VMware ESX Servers
4. Enabling SNMP Subagents
5. Daemons
63. VMware Virtual Hosts
1. About
1.1. VMware Events
1.1.1. Migration Events
2. Prerequisites
2.1. Installing Prerequisite Libraries
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Viewing VMware Devices
5. Viewing Guest Virtual Machines
6. Adding a Custom Metric
7. Moving VMware Devices Between Collectors
8. Daemons
8.1. Tuning Options
64. WebSphere Application Server
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Configure WAS for Monitoring
3.2. Configure Zenoss
4. Examples
5. Daemons
65. Web-Based Synthetic Transactions
1. About
1.1. Data Points
1.2. Event Generation
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
4. Creating twill Commands
4.1. Creating twill Commands from TestGen4Web
4.2. Creating twill Commands Manually
5. Monitoring through Proxy Servers
5.1. Example Proxy Setup
5.2. Testing the Proxy Setup
6. Daemons
66. Windows Performance
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Enable Monitoring
3.1. Defining Windows Credentials
3.2. Add Devices in Zenoss
4. Monitor Other Performance Counters
5. Testing Connections from Windows
6. Testing Connections from Zenoss
7. Modify Registry Settings for Firewalls in Secure Environments
8. Configuring a Standalone Windows Device for a Non-Administrative Account
9. Tuning Collector Daemon Performance
10. Enabling the NTLMv2 Authentication Protocol
67. Zenoss Global Dashboard
1. About
2. Prerequisites
3. Configuration
3.1. Install the ZenGlobe Web Server
3.2. Configure Remote Zenoss for Monitoring
3.3. Configure ZenGlobe to Monitor Remote Zenoss Instances
4. Viewing a Remote Zenoss Instance
5. Ending a Session
68. ZenOperator Role
1. About
2. Prerequisites
A. twill Commands Reference
1. About
2. Browsing
3. Assertions
4. Display
5. Forms
6. Cookies
7. Debugging
8. Other Commands
9. Details on Form Handling
10. ZenWebTx Extensions to twill
10.1. twilltiming
10.2. twillextract
10.3. twillxpathextract
10.4. ignorescripts