Tag Archives: Zenoss

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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Monitoring RabbitMQ with Zenoss

RabbitMQ was recently deployed in the company I currently work for. At the last minute ( as always ) they came to me and ask me to please add RabbitMQ monitoring to Zenoss. They said here is the url and … Continue reading

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HowTo Send Splunk Alerts To Zenoss, And make them Look Like Splunk

We needed to integrate the Splunk Alerts into Zenoss, because even though Splunk can indeed send out alerts. Splunk does not have any clue about what an “Escalation Process” is. With Zenoss you can create an “Escalation Process”. I have … 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 add Multiple DataPoints to Zenoss using the Zenoss API

I’ve seen a few people in the Zenoss community forums asking for an easier way to add multiple Datapoints into Zenoss, instead of adding 1 by 1. Well, I’ve decided to try and build such a tool today. Now even … 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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Syncing up Zenoss with the Citrix Netscaler using Python

The script below I created to sync up Zenoss with the Citrix Netscalers. What this will do essentially is make sure that all of our devices in Zenoss are in the correct Systems in Zenoss. So for instance lets say … Continue reading

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Discovered Zenoss Devices

For those Zenoss users out there, this script will send a emailof devices that are in the discovered class. So once you receive this email you will know that you need to move those devices into there appropriate classes. #!/bin/env … Continue reading

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