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

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Chapter 8. Settings and Administration

Now that we've invested time in configuring our monitoring environment, it's wise for us to review some Zenoss Core administration tasks. Most of the features we need to discuss will be found under the Advanced menu in Zenoss Core, but we'll also jump out to the command line several times.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Manage Zenoss Core users
  • Create custom user commands
  • Configure Zenoss Core's dashboard
  • Backup and restore monitoring data
  • Update Zenoss Core

Let's get started with users and groups to round out the alerting discussion from the end of Chapter 7 , Collecting Events.

Managing Zenoss Core users

We should set up a username for each person who will be using Zenoss Core, and all the users should log in using their ...

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