ZenPacks

Dell Monitor (Core) ZenPack

DellMonitor provides custom modeling of devices running the Dell OpenManage agents. It also contains hardware identification for Dell proprietary hardware. The information is collected through the SNMP interface.

Support

This ZenPack is part of Zenoss Core. Open Source users receive community support for this ZenPack via our online forums. Enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.

Background

The ZenPacks.zenoss.DellMonitor ZenPack provides customized modeling of devices running Dell OpenManage agents, and includes identification for proprietary Dell hardware.


The following information is collected through SNMP:

  • Hardware Model
  • Hardware Serial Number
  • Operating System
  • CPU Information (socket, speed, cache, voltage)
  • PCI Card Information (manufacturer, model)

Prerequisites

PrerequisiteRestriction
ProductZenoss platform 4.x, 5.x, Zenoss 2.2 or higher
Required ZenPacksZenPacks.zenoss.DellMonitor
On each remote deviceThe Dell OpenManage SNMP Agent is used to gather information about the device.

Enable Enhanced Modeling

To enable modeling:

  1. Select Infrastructure from the navigation bar.
  2. Click the device name in the device list. The device overview page appears.
  3. Select Modeler Plugins from the left panel.
  4. Click Add Fields to reveal the list of available plugins.
  5. Select the following plugins from the Available fields list, and then drag them to the Plugins list:
    • DellCPUMap
    • DellDeviceMap
    • DellPCIMap
  6. Remove the following plugins by clicking on the 'X' button located to the right of the plugin.
    • zenoss.snmp.CpuMap
    • zenoss.snmp.DeviceMap
  7. Click Save to save the updates.
  8. Remodel the device using these new plugins by selecting Model Device from the Action menu.

Daemons

TypeName
Modelerzenmodeler
Performance Collectorzenperfsnmp

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.DellMonitor-*.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/path/to/repo
  3. Next, perform the installation:
    $ zenpack --link --install ZenPacks.zenoss.DellMonitor
  4. Finally, restart these serivices:
    $ zenoss restart

Open Source

This ZenPack is developed and supported by Zenoss Inc. Contact Zenoss to request more information regarding this or any other ZenPacks. Click here to view all available Zenoss Open Source ZenPacks.

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