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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.
This ZenPack uses the VMware resxtop command to gather performance information about VMware ESX servers. NOTE: This ZenPack is deprecated; use ZenPacks.zenoss.vSphere instead.
This ZenPack can be used alone, or with one of the other VMware ZenPacks. When used alone, a basic modeler creates virtual machines under the /Devices/Server/Virtual Hosts/EsxTop device class for any host device that is added and modeled. Otherwise, performance data can be collected for the ESX hosts modeled by the other ZenPacks.
VMware vSphere CLI v4.1
The VMware vSphere CLI is required for access to the resxtop command, which enables Zenoss platform to model and gather performance information about individual ESX servers.
Follow these steps to install the CLI and required software:
yum install openssl-devel
resxtop --server myESXServer --user userOnRemoteEsxServerAllowedToUseEsxTop -b -n 1 -a
The resxtop command prompts for a password.
ln -s PathToResxtop
$ZENHOME/ZenPacks/Ze*EsxTop*/Z*/z*/E*/libexec/check_esxtop --server=myEsxserver \
--user=userOnRemoteEsxServerAllowedToUseEsxTop --password=password --showvms
Follow these steps to enable this ZenPack. From the Zenoss platform interface, add a host:
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