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

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Chapter 7. Collecting Events

In Chapter 6, Core Event Management we took an in-depth look at how Zenoss Core processes events that result from its core monitoring activities. In other words, Zenoss Core went looking for problems. In this chapter, we'll let the problems come to Zenoss Core by way of non-Zenoss applications, such as syslog, Windows event log, scripting, and e-mail.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Route syslog messages to Zenoss Core
  • Monitor the Windows event log
  • Incorporate event reporting into third-party scripts via zensendevent
  • Create events by e-mail using zenpop3 and zenmail
  • Configure alerting rules

Let's get started.

Routing syslog messages to Zenoss Core

We have the capability to monitor syslog messages from Unix-based hosts on the network ...

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