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Zenoss Core 3.x Network and System Monitoring by Michael Badger

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Chapter 3. Device Setup and Administration

Based on our work in Chapter 2, Discover Devices Zenoss Core is now monitoring all the devices we added to our inventory. However, Zenoss Core is probably not monitoring the way we need it to, and if we look closely, we may notice that some devices have events associated with them. In this chapter, we're going to configure our devices so that we ensure we collect the proper information.

As we work through the chapter, we will:

  1. Organize devices by class, location, system, and group
  2. Model devices via SNMP, WMI, and Zenoss Plugins
  3. Troubleshoot our Zenoss Core data collection
  4. Administer device properties

We'll spend the bulk of this chapter fine-tuning our device inventory and getting it into monitoring shape. ...

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