ZenPack:Jabber 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.JabberMonitor
Link to more docs
View Documentation




Jabber Monitor ZenPack

Jabber Monitor monitors the response time of devices running a Jabber 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 The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.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.JabberMonitor ZenPack monitors the response times of Jabber instant messaging servers.


Prerequisites

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


Enable Monitoring

To enable monitoring:


  1. Select Infrastructure from the navigation bar.
  2. Click the device 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 Jabber template from the Available list to the Selected list, and then click Save. The Jabber template is added. The system can begin collecting Jabber server metrics from the device.
  6. Select the newly added template and change options as needed.
    Jabber Data Source Options
    Option Description
    Timeout (seconds) Seconds before connection times out (default: 60)
    Port The port on which the Jabber server is listening. Typically this is port 5223.
    Send String string to send to the server : default
    
    
    Expect String String to expect in server response.
    
    



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

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