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

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Monitoring SNMP data sources

We're going to edit an existing monitoring template that's already set up for SNMP. This will allow us to become familiar with the monitoring templates and discuss how Zenoss Core incorporates OIDs into the template's data source.

Overriding templates

Rather than make changes at the class level, let's modify the device template for an individual device. In my example, I'll continue to work with my test server which is a member of the /Server/Linux class. If you don't have a Linux server in the /Server/Linux class, you can work through the example by editing the /Server/Linux template.

  1. Navigate to the device and select Details, and from the Monitoring Templates heading, select Devices (/Server/Linux).
  2. From the Actions ...

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