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

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Working with events

Zenoss Core creates events in response to a monitored condition, such as availability status, or performance.

For the most part, the event creation process is automatic, and we don't need to think about it, but we do have the opportunity to customize how events are processed in our individual monitoring environments.

Zenoss Core provides us an easy way to manually generate events via the Event Console. We may want to manually generate an event so that we can test or troubleshoot mappings, transformations, or alerting rules without actually taking the monitored device out of service.

Simulating an event

Let's create an event to run the createFile command that we created:

  1. Go to the Event Console and click on the Add Event button ...

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