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Notice: You'll have to delete the existing Monitoring Templates (ESXiDatastore, ESXiHost, ESXiVM) when upgrading from a previous version of this ZenPack.
This ZenPack allows Zenoss to monitor VMware ESXi Hosts and VMs via the vSphere SDK for Perl.It creates the /Server/VMware/ESXi Device Class. All ESXi Hosts have to be added to this Device Class.
yum -y install perl perl-XML-LibXML glibc.i686 e2fsprogs e2fsprogs-devel libuuid-devel libxml2-devel
Extract the archive (tar xzf VMware-vSphere-Perl-SDK-<version>.x86_64.tar.gz)Cd into the newly created directory (vmware-vsphere-cli-distrib)Run the installer (vmware-install.pl)
serviced service shell -s VMware_vSphere_SDK -i zenhub bash
yum -y install perl perl-XML-LibXML perl-Crypt-SSLeay perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker e2fsprogs e2fsprogs-devel openssl-devel libxml2-devel
yum clean all
Download "Net-HTTP-6.03.tar.gz" and "libwww-perl-6.03.tar.gz"Extract the archive (e.g. tar xzf Net-HTTP-6.03.tar.gz)Cd into the newly created directory (e.g. Net-HTTP-6.03)Run:perl Makefile.PLmakemake testmake install
Copy the following file into a temporary directory: "/usr/lib64/perl5/IO/Compress/Zlib/Extra.pm"Change the permission to give yourself write privileges (e.g. 644)Search for the following line: "for (my $ix = 0; $ix <= length(@$data) -1 ; $ix += 2)"replace it with: "for (my $ix = 0; $ix <= @$data -1 ; $ix += 2)"Change the permissions back (444)Copy the file back into the original directory
Exit the shellCommit the changes you have made: "serviced snapshot commit VMware_vSphere_SDK"
$ sudo su - zenoss
$ zenpack --install ZenPacks.community.VMwareESXiMonitor-*.egg
$ zenoss restart
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:
$ git clone https://github.com/ericenns/ZenPacks.community.VMwareESXiMonitor.git
$ zenpack --link --install ZenPacks.community.VMwareESXiMonitor
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