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

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Monitoring with Cacti plugins

The Zenoss Core documentation is rampant with references that you can use a Cacti plugin or Cacti compatible plugin, but there do not appear to be any readily available examples.

To help us find an example that you can use to as a guide to creating your own plugin, we once again turn our attention to the Zenoss bug tracker to review ticket #4945 ( http://dev.zenoss.com/trac/attachment/ticket/4945/single_dp_cacti_plugin.py). This script is similar in function to the bogo_check.py plugin we just installed and is authored by Kells Kearnery. This Cacti compatible plugin generates random data in a single datapoint value, which the Zenoss Core Cacti parser understands.

Everything we just did to add and configure a monitoring ...

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