IBM V7000 Storwize ZenPack

IBM V7000 Storwize Monitoring Through SSH


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 1.0.3- Download
Released on 2015/10/12
Compatible with Zenoss Core 4.2.x


This ZenPack will monitor the IBMV7000 Storwize. In the instalation process will create a new device class organizer "/Storage/IBMV7000" with local defined configuration properties.


A user account is required in order to login against the IBMV7000 SSH service. The account only requires a low level permission ("Monitor" User Group). This can be achieved by adding/changing a user within the web console, browsing menu:

  • access > users

Use the account in the follow Configurations Properties

  • zCommandUsername
  • zCommandPassword

Altough the IBMV7000 SSH service can also be authenticated with SSH Keys.

  • community.cmd.IBMV7000
  • IBMV7000
  • CPU utilization
  • Interfaces throughput
  • Volumes
    • Read and Write (MBps)
    • Read and Write Latency (ms)
  • MDisks
    • Read and Write (MBps)
    • Read and Write Latency (ms)


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.community.IBMV7000-*.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/emcrispim/ZenPacks.community.IBMV7000.git
  3. Next, perform the installation:
    $ zenpack --link --install ZenPacks.community.IBMV7000
  4. Finally, restart these serivices:
    $ zenoss restart


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