Bridge MIB ZenPack

Bridge MIB ZenPack for monitoring switches


This ZenPack is developed by the Zenoss user community and supported via our online forums. Zenoss, Inc. does not provide direct support for this ZenPack.


Version 2.0- Download
Summary of changes: Updated for Zenoss 4
Released on 2012/09/07
Compatible with Zenoss Core 3.2.x, Zenoss Core 4.2.x
Version 1.0.6- Download
Summary of changes: Minor updates
Released on 2012/06/04
Compatible with Zenoss Core 3.2.x


Provides port information for switches that support the BRIDGE-MIB, including an indication of what is attached to that switch port.

The real purpose of this ZenPack is as an example to help illustrate the paper on developing ZenPacks. The original, Zenoss 2 paper is at http://community.zenoss.org/docs/DOC-3536 , whilst the updated version is at http://community.zenoss.org/docs/DOC-10268 .


Normal Installation (packaged egg)

  1. Download the appropriate egg file for the version of Zenoss you are running.
  2. Ensure you are logged in as the zenoss user:
    $ sudo su - zenoss
  3. Install the ZenPack:
    $ zenpack --install ZenPacks.skills1st.bridge-*.egg
  4. Restart these services:
    $ zenoss restart

Developer Mode Installation

In order to do a development mode installation you will want to clone the existing git repository, and then use the --link flag with the zenpack command:

  1. Ensure you are logged in as the zenoss user:
    $ sudo su - zenoss
  2. Start by cloning the upstream repository:
    $ git clone git://github.com/jcurry/ZenPacks.skills1st.bridge.git
  3. Next, perform the installation:
    $ zenpack --link --install ZenPacks.skills1st.bridge
  4. Finally, restart these serivices:
    $ zenoss restart


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