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Russell Dwarshuis
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CiscoPluggableOptics ZenPack

Zenpack for Cisco Pluggable Optics modules; monitor voltage, temperature, current and optical power levels


The ZenPack Catalog has moved to its new home at https://www.zenoss.com/product/zenpacks as of January 17, 2017. The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.


This ZenPack is developed by the Zenoss user community and supported via our online forums. Zenoss, Inc. does not provide direct support for this ZenPack.


Version 1.1.1- Download
Summary of changes: Matches hardware named like: slot 0/0 transceiver 2
Released on 2016/12/14
Compatible with Zenoss Core 4.2.x


This ZenPack provides Cisco pluggable optics module monitoring of bias current, supply voltage, temperature, transmit and receive optical signal levels for modules that respond via the CISCO-ENTITY-SENSOR-MIB

Also included is a script to set a threshold for monitoring of receive optical signal levels 3 dBm below the current value.


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.community.CiscoPluggableOptics-*.egg
  4. Restart these services:
    $ zopectl restart

Developer Mode Installation

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:

  1. Ensure you are logged in as the zenoss user:
    $ sudo su - zenoss
  2. Start by cloning the upstream repository:
    $ git clone https://github.com/kb8u/ZenPacks.community.CiscoPluggableOptics
  3. Next, perform the installation:
    $ zenpack --link --install ZenPacks.community.CiscoPluggableOptics
  4. Finally, restart these serivices:
    $ zopectl restart


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