ZenPack:IRCD 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.

Organization
Zenoss, Inc.
ZenPack name
ZenPacks.zenoss.IRCDMonitor
Link to more docs
View Documentation




IRCD Monitor ZenPack

The IRCD Monitor monitors the number of users connected to an IRC server.

Warning

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 The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.

Support

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.

Background

The ZenPacks.zenoss.IRCDMonitor ZenPack monitors the number of users connected to an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server.


Prerequisites

Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss platform 4.x, Zenoss 2.2 or higher
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.IRCDMonitor


Enable Monitoring

To enable monitoring:


  1. Select Infrastructure from the navigation bar.
  2. Click the device name in the device list. The device overview page appears.
  3. Expand Monitoring Templates in the left panel, and then select Device.
  4. Select Bind Templates from the Action menu. The Bind Templates dialog appears.
  5. Move the IrcdMonitor template from the Available list and move it to the Selected list.
  6. Click Save. The IrcdMonitor template is added.
  7. Click the new template in the left panel and change options as needed.
    IRC Basic Data Source Options
    Option Description
    Port Specifies the port to connect to the IRC server (default 6667).
    warning_num Creates a warning event when this number of users are seen.
    critical_num Creates a critical event when this number of users are seen.



Daemons

Type Name
Performance Collector zencommand

Installation

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.IRCDMonitor-*.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.IRCDMonitor
  4. Finally, restart these serivices:
    $ zenoss restart

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