ZenPacks

Jabber Monitor ZenPack

Jabber Monitor monitors the response time of devices running a Jabber server.

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.JabberMonitor ZenPack monitors the response times of Jabber instant messaging servers.

Prerequisites

PrerequisiteRestriction
ProductZenoss platform 4.x
Required ZenPacksZenPacks.zenoss.JabberMonitor

Enable Monitoring

To enable monitoring:

  1. Select Infrastructure from the navigation bar.
  2. Click the device in the device list. The device overview page appears.
  3. Expand Monitoring Templates in the left panel, and then select Device.
  4. Select Bind Templates from the Action menu. The Bind Templates dialog appears.
  5. Move the Jabber template from the Available list to the Selected list, and then click Save. The Jabber template is added. The system can begin collecting Jabber server metrics from the device.
  6. Select the newly added template and change options as needed.
    Jabber Data Source Options
    OptionDescription
    Timeout (seconds)Seconds before connection times out (default: 60)
    PortThe port on which the Jabber server is listening. Typically this is port 5223.
    Send Stringstring to send to the server : default
    
    
    Expect StringString to expect in server response.
    
    

Daemons

TypeName
Performance Collectorzencommand

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.JabberMonitor-*.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.JabberMonitor
  4. Finally, restart these serivices:
    $ zenoss restart

Open Source

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