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

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Meet the Zenoss Daemons

A daemon is a process that runs in the background on Unix systems and is comparable to what Windows calls a service. To see a list of Zenoss Core daemons, navigate to Advanced | Settings | Daemons. For each daemon, we see the process ID (PID), Log File, Configuration, State, and Actions, as shown in the following screenshot:

Meet the Zenoss Daemons

We've been working with these daemons from the very beginning through our actions within the Zenoss UI. As we look over the list of daemons, we can speculate about what some of these processes are responsible for. For example, zensyslog processes syslogs, zenmodeler creates the model of our devices based ...

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