ZenPacks

NTP Monitor ZenPack

The NTPMonitor ZenPack checks NTP offset with the sync peer. This plugin will not check the clock offset between the local host and NTP server.

Support

This is an Open Source ZenPack developed by Zenoss, Inc. Enterprise support for this ZenPack is available to commercial customers with an active subscription.

Releases

Version 3.0.0-Download
Released on 2018/05/18
Compatible with Zenoss 5.x and 6.x
 
Version 2.2.2-Download
Released on 2015/12/08
Compatible with Zenoss Core 2.5.x, Zenoss Core 3.1.x, Zenoss Core 3.2.x, Zenoss Core 4.2.x, Zenoss Core 5.0.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 4.1.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 4.2.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 5.0.x
 
Version 2.2.1-Download
Released on 2015/02/03
Compatible with Zenoss Core 2.5.x, Zenoss Core 3.1.x, Zenoss Core 3.2.x, Zenoss Core 4.2.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 4.1.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 4.2.x

Contents

Background

This ZenPack monitors the difference between the system time a server is using and the time a Network Time Protocol (NTP) server is reporting.

Prerequisites

  • Zenoss 5.0+
  • ZenPacks.zenoss.PythonCollector
  • ZenPacks.zenoss.ZenPackLib

Usage

The NTPMonitor template must be bound to the device class or device you want to monitor.

  • Select Infrastructure from the navigation bar.
  • Click the device name in the device list.
  • Expand Monitoring Templates, and then select Device from the left panel.
  • Select Bind Templates from the Action menu.appears.
  • Add the NTPMonitor template to the list of selected templates, and then click Submit.

The NTPMonitor template is added to the list of monitoring templates. You can now start collecting the clock offset between the device and sync peer.

Changes

3.0.0

  • No longer relies on Nagios plugins to monitor NTP servers
  • Added unit tests
  • Rewritten as a PythonCollector’s PythonDataSource
  • Now uses yaml definition (ZenPackLib) instead of objects.xml
  • Added IPv6 support
  • Tested with Zenoss Resource Manager 5.3.3, 6.1.2 and 6.2.0

2.2.1

  • Switched from check_ntp_peer to check_ntp_offset. (ZEN-15833)

2.2.2

  • Switched back to check_ntp_peer (ZEN-15833)
  • Tested for compatibility on Zenoss 5.0.9
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.