ZenPack:HP Monitor

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Note: This is a Core ZenPack which can be found in the Core Zenoss RPM, and is fully documented in the Zenoss Extended Monitoring Guide. If you did not install this pack when you installed Zenoss Core, it can be found in $ZENHOME/packs.

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HP Monitor ZenPack

HPMonitor provides custom modeling of devices running the HP/Compaq Insight Management Agents. It also contains hardware identification for HP proprietary hardware. The information is collected through the SNMP interface.


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 The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.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 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.


The ZenPacks.zenoss.HPMonitor ZenPack provides customized modeling of devices running HP Insight Management Agents, and includes identification for proprietary HP hardware.

The following information is collected through SNMP:

  • Hardware Model
  • Hardware Serial Number
  • Operating System
  • CPU Information (socket, speed, cache)


Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss platform 4.x, Zenoss 2.2 or higher
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.HPMonitor
On each remote device The HP Insight SNMP Management Agent gathers information about the device.

Enable Enhanced Modeling

To enable enhanced modeling:

  1. Select Infrastructure from the navigation bar.
  2. Click the device name in the device list. The device overview page appears.
  3. Select Modeler Plugins from the left panel.
  4. Click Add Fields to reveal the list of available plugins.
  5. Select the following available plugins and drag them to the plugins list:
    • HPCpuMap
    • HPDeviceMap
  6. Remove the following plugins by clicking the 'X' button to the right of the plugin:
    • zenoss.snmp.CPUMap
    • zenoss.snmp.DeviceMap
  7. Click Save.
  8. Remodel the device using the new plugins. To do this, select Model Device from the Action menu.


Type Name
Modeler zenmodeler
Performance Collector zenperfsnmp


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.HPMonitor-*.egg
  4. Restart these services:
    $ zenoss 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 git://github.com/path/to/repo
  3. Next, perform the installation:
    $ zenpack --link --install ZenPacks.zenoss.HPMonitor
  4. Finally, restart these serivices:
    $ zenoss restart


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