ZenPack:VMware ESXi

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Author(s)
David Nalley
Current Maintainer(s)
David Nalley
License
GNU General Public License, Version 2, or later
ZenPack name
ZenPacks.dnalley.VMwareESXi
More Information
GitHub page/HomePage
Link to more docs
View Documentation




VMware ESXi ZenPack

Currently this ZenPack provides monitoring for host hardware of VMware ESXi. This works on supported host platforms, and monitors fans, temperature, RAID arrays, controllers, individual drives, raid card batteries, power supplies, and storage.

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 The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.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 developed by the Zenoss user community and supported via our online forums. Zenoss, Inc. does not provide direct support for this ZenPack.

Background

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

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