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Brocade SAN Switches ZenPack

BrocadeMonitor allows you to monitor Brocade Storage Area Network (SAN) switches.

Support

This ZenPack is included with commercial versions of Zenoss and enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.

Releases

Version 2.1.1- Download
Released on 2014/10/23
Compatible with Zenoss Resource Manager 4.1.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 4.2.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 5.0.x

Background

The ZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor ZenPack monitors Brocade Storage Area Network (SAN) switches.

Prerequisites

PrerequisiteRestriction
ProductZenoss platform 4.x
Required ZenPacksZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor, ZenPacks.zenoss.StorageBase

Configuring Brocade Devices to Allow SNMP Queries

Configure the Brocade devices to allow SNMP queries from the Zenoss platform server, and send SNMP v1 or SNMP v2 traps to the Zenoss platform server.

Configuring Zenoss platform

All Brocade devices must exist under the /Devices/Storage/Brocade device class.

  1. Navigate to the device or device class in the Zenoss platform interface.
    • If applying changes to a device class:
      1. Select the class in the devices hierarchy.
      2. Click Details.
      3. Select Configuration Properties.
    • If applying changes to a device:
      1. Click the device in the device list.
      2. Select Configuration Properties.
  2. Edit the appropriate configuration properties for the device or devices.
    Brocade Configuration Properties
    NameDescription
    zSnmpCommunityConsult with your storage administrators to determine the SNMP community permitted
    zSnmpMonitorIgnoreThis should be set to False
    zSnmpPortThe default port is 161
    zSnmpVerThis should be set to v2c

  3. Click Save to save your changes. You will now be able to start collecting the Brocade switch metrics from this device.

Viewing Fibre Channel Port Information

To view the virtual servers, select Brocade Details.

Daemons

TypeName
Modelerzenmodeler
Performance Collectorzenperfsnmp

Changes

2.1.1 (2014-10-23)
  • Improve performance of FCPort component grid on Zenoss 5.

Installation

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.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor-*.egg
  4. Restart these services:
    $ zenoss restart

Commercial

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.

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