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

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Creating custom User Commands

User Commands are a convenient way to troubleshoot a device from the user interface and Zenoss Core includes a few such commands by default, such as ping, snmpwalk, and traceroute. By combining shell commands and TALES expressions, we can run commands against our devices from within the Zenoss Core web portal.

The following screenshot shows the defined commands, which you can see by navigating to Advanced | Settings | Commands:

Creating custom User Commands

Note

Although the terminology is similar, User Commands are different than Event Commands. We can run user commands against a device. An event command is a shell script that gets executed as a ...

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