Tag Archives: Python

HowTo check redis availability and get stats using Redis-py, Zenoss, and Python

My team was assigned to create a redis slave status check to be ran under Zenoss. So while they are creating that check, I decided to google for redis checks written in python that work under Nagios and or Zenoss … Continue reading

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HowTo add Aggregate Data Graphs from existing datapoints in Zenoss

Recently I had to aggregate the amount of 200, 400, 404, 500, 503,  and 504 HTTP 1.1 Codes from all of our Nginx and Ruby On Rails systems. So I decided to write a quick plugin for Zenoss that all … Continue reading

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HowTo get 3par disk IO stats into Zenoss

I’ve come to realize, that CIM is the new SNMP, but on steroids. Most new SAN, NAS, Network, and Operating Systems now support CIM/WBEM. To me it is easier to gather statistics and information through CIM, then it is through … Continue reading

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How to find Alerting Rules using the Zenoss API

Good Afternoon my fellow Zenoss users. here I bring you another Python tool to use with Zenoss. This tool will allow you to list all of your alerting rules, either by Group, User, or Query. If you are like me … Continue reading

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HowTo backup all of your Zenoss Templates the easy way.

Recently I had to prepare for a Zenoss upgrade. During my prep work I had to create a zenpack of all of our Templates. For those of you who use Zenoss, you know how many templates you can start to … Continue reading

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HowTo monitor the Netscaler using Python and Soap instead of SNMP

In this HowTo, I will show you how you can get statistics off of the Netscaler without using SNMP. You might be asking why would I want to do that?? Well like many other devices that support SNMP, the Netscaler … Continue reading

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How to get information from the Netscaler using Python and Suds.

Recently I just started to use the Citrix Netscalers again ( Load Balancers ). Being the person that I am, I wanted a way to grab the information using the SOAP API. Now Citrix has a ton of documentation for … Continue reading

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Network Device Manager update 0.22

We are please to announce the release of Network Device Manager 0.22. Release notes below.. Revision 0.22 10/02/2009 Threading has been implemented into the script. Drastic Speed increase!! It use to take about 18 minutes to run this script against … Continue reading

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LD Network Device Manager update .21

Here is another quick update for today. This time it is for ldNetDeviceManager.py. Revision .21 10/01/2009 Can now save output to a file. using the –save option {quickdown:49}

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LD Port Report 1.13 quick update. The Mac Address Reporting Tool

Quick update today! User Christianha, pointed out to me that the port_report tool was not matching any MAC address he passed. The reason for this is because he was passing the MAC address in uppercase. As per his suggestion, I … Continue reading

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