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2.3 Setup

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Created on: Aug 10, 2010 5:41 PM by Zenoss API - Last Modified:  Aug 10, 2010 5:59 PM by Zenoss API

 3. Setup

To set up the EC2 account manager in Zenoss, follow these steps:

  1. Retrieve your Amazon EC2 access credentials.

    1. Browse to

    2. Select Security Credentials from the Your Account list of options.

      The Access Key ID and Secret Access Key values appear on the Access Keys tab.


      Figure 2.1. Access Credentials

      Access Credentials

  2. In the Zenoss interface, select Infrastructure, and then select the EC2Manager device in the device list.

  3. Select Configure EC2 in the left panel.

  4. Enter access credentials.


    Entering a class for the Device Mapping field allows the system to monitor an EC2 instance as a normal device. If no class is specified, then the instances are monitoring within EC2Manager only.

  5. Model the EC2Manager account to retrieve the Instance and InstanceType objects.

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