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Hybrid IT Monitoring
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This ZenPack provides system monitoring of Nutanix.
This ZenPack is included with commercial versions of Zenoss and enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.
This ZenPack monitors the Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure environment.
Nutanix features include:
Objects are automatically discovered via the Nutanix API. The ZenPack class structure can be visualized in the following Diagram:
Nutanix ZP Class Structure
Nutanix CVMs and VMs have a very similar structure and we cover them together although they are completely distinct components.
You must expose the Nutanix V1 and V2 APIs on your Prism system. Once you have the username and password, you can enter the device in Zenoss as follows:
You can also add your devices in batch for convenience and automation.
Attach to the Zope container:
serviced service attach zope
Create a text file (filename: /tmp/batch.txt) as follows:
nutanix64 setManageIp='10.1.1.7', \
Now run the zenbatchload command:
The device should now load and model automatically
Installing this ZenPack will add the following items to your Zenoss system:
The zProperties and default settings are as follows:
This ZenPack provides additional support for Zenoss Analytics. Perform the following steps to install extra reporting resources into Zenoss Analytics after installing the ZenPack.
Remove any existing Nutanix_ZenPack folder.
Choose Repository from the View menu at the top of the page.Expand Public in the list of folders.Right-click on Nutanix_ZenPack folder and choose Delete.Confirm deletion by clicking OK.
Add the new Nutanix_ZenPack folder.
Choose Server Settings from the ''Manage' menu at the top of the page.Choose Import in the left page.Remove checks from all check boxes.Click Choose File to import a data file.Choose the analytics-bundle.zip file copied from your Zenoss server.Click Import.
You can now navigate back to the Nutanix_ZenPack folder in the repository to see the following resources added by the bundle.
Domains can be used to create ad hoc views using the following steps.
When combined with the Zenoss Service Dynamics product, this ZenPack adds built-in service impact and root cause analysis capabilities. The service impact relationships shown in the diagram (right) and described below are automatically added and maintained. These will be included in any services that contain one or more of the explicitly mentioned components.
The following objects types would typically be added to Impact services.
Impact Relationship Diagram
Impact View Diagram
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This ZenPack is developed and supported by Zenoss Inc. Commercial ZenPacks are available to Zenoss commercial customers only. Contact Zenoss to request more information regarding this or any other ZenPacks. Click here to view all available Zenoss Commercial ZenPacks.