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Fixing Zenoss Event Class Key for Syslogs

August 2, 2008

Had a problem where syslogs fed to Zenoss 2.2 were coming in as Unknown. They had no Event Class Key and therefore could not map them to an Event Class. Someone better then me at python also found the problem and came up with a solution. His post is here: http://mysql-python.blogspot.com/2008/05/zenoss-deathmatch.html. To sum it [...]

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Advanced WMI Exchange Monitor ZenPack for Zenoss Core

March 31, 2008

I had so much fun creating the WMI Performance Monitor ZenPack I decided to create one for Exchange. While there are many aspects of Exchange that can be monitored, I started with just a few for now. This one contains Intelligent Mail Filter (IMF) graphs and some critical metrics of the Exchange Information Store. [...]

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Advanced WMI Performance Monitor ZenPack for Zenoss Core

March 26, 2008

Zenoss Core (http://www.zenoss.com/) is a capable open source monitoring solution at no cost. They also have Zenoss Enterprise Edition available at a price with more features, including WMI performance monitoring. Before Zenoss, I’ve been using WMI to monitor Windows servers and desktops for quite a while, but the challenge for me has always been finding [...]

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