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

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Configuring Zenoss Core's Monitoring Dashboard

When a user logs in, Zenoss Core opens to a Dashboard, which contains a list of configurable, drag-and-drop portlets. Portlets are widgets that provide an overview of our monitoring environment.

We can choose from the following portlets:

  • Locations (Google Maps)
  • Device Issues
  • Zenoss Issues
  • Top Level Organizers
  • Watch List
  • Production States
  • Site Window
  • Messages

Note

For some tips on writing a custom dashboard portlet, see the Zenoss Core developers guide at http://community.zenoss.org/community/documentation/official_documentation/zenoss-dev-guide.

The Location, Device Issues, and Site Window (Welcome) portlets display by default, but we can remove any of them by clicking on the asterisk at the top-right corner ...

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