ZenPack:Advanced Search

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Advanced Search ZenPack

The AdvancedSearch ZenPack enables the advanced search facility in the user interface. This tool allows you to locate devices and other system objects, as well as events and services.


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This ZenPack is included with commercial versions of Zenoss and enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.


The ZenPacks.zenoss.AdvancedSearch ZenPack enables locating devices and other system objects, as well as events and services.

In the user interface, the advanced search feature is located adjacent to the user information area.

Advanced Search (User Information Area)


To search, enter part or all of a name in the search box. The system displays matches, categorized by type.

Search Results


To view all search results, click the indicator at the top of the list. The full list of results appears.

All Search Results

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From here, you can display search results by category. Click in the left panel to filter search results by a selection.



Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss platform 4.x
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.AdvancedSearch

Working with Saved Searches

To save a search:

  1. Click Save As. the Save Search As dialog appears.
  2. Enter a name for the saved search, and then click Submit.

To retrieve a saved search, select it from the search box menu.

You also can manage saved searches. Access all saved searches from two locations:

  • Search box menu
  • Action menu located at the bottom of the Search Results page

The Manage Saved Searches dialog lets you view the queries associated with saved searches and delete saved searches.


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.AdvancedSearch-*.egg
  4. Restart these services:
    $ zenoss restart


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