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== Welcome to Zenoss ==
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Zenoss works with the world's largest organizations to ensure their IT services and applications are always on. To learn more, visit https://www.zenoss.com.
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== Get on the UserMap! ==
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    |[[Category:People]][[Role type::Contributor]];?Geoloc;icon=Orangemarker.png;limit=9999
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See our full-size [[Usermap]] and find out how to become part of the Zenoss Universe!
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== ZenPack Catalog ==
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== Getting Help ==
To view the complete ZenPack Catalog, visit [https://www.zenoss.com/product/zenpacks https://www.zenoss.com/product/zenpacks].
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Zenoss is Open Source Software, so like other open source software there's plenty of ways to get help.
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;Guidelines: [http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html ESR's Smart Questions Guide], if followed, will help you provide all the information that we need to answer your question without a lot of back-and-forth.  If you need an answer quickly, please follow the guide.
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;IRC Channel: #zenoss on [irc://irc.freenode.net/#zenoss irc.freenode.net]. Currently we have slightly over 100 users, answers occasionally take some time but someone is usually awake if the sun is up over the US or Europe.
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;Forums: Our [http://www.zenoss.org/forum forums] are available both to search if you're having an issue, or to ask questions and post issues to.  There's also a [http://community.zenoss.org/community/forums/zenoss-announce_read_only?view=discussions Zenoss-Announce] group with announcements and information about Zenoss events and news.
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;I found a bug: Zenoss uses [http://jira.zenoss.com/jira/secure/Dashboard.jspa JIRA to track bugs]. Create an account and file a bug, or browse reported bugs. [[Bug FAQ]]
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;I want to follow you on Twitter: Sure, Remember, Twitter isn't a support forum, so we can't answer questions there!  If you still want to follow us, we're [https://twitter.com/zenoss @Zenoss] on Twitter.
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;What about documentation?: You're already here, welcome! If you're getting started, you might specifically look at how to [[Add a Device]], part of our new tutorial-style [[:Category:User Guide|User Guide]] that we are creating on the wiki. We also have [[Zenoss_Core_4.2.x | our PDF documentation]] available.
  
== Join the TechZen Zenoss User Community ==
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To join the TechZen Zenoss User Community, visit [https://community.zenoss.com https://community.zenoss.com].
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== What is Zenoss? ==
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'''Zenoss Core is award-winning Open Source IT monitoring software''' that offers visibility over the entire IT stack, from network devices to applications. Features include automatic discovery, inventory via CMDB, availability monitoring, easy-to-read performance graphs, sophisticated alerting, an easy-to-use web portal, and much, much more. It is Free Software, released under the GNU General Public License version 2. Zenoss has a very active [[Zenoss Community|community]].
  
== Download and Install Zenoss Community Edition ==
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To download Zenoss Community Edition, visit [https://www.zenoss.com/get-started https://www.zenoss.com/get-started].
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== Download and Install ==
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'''Ready to use Zenoss? [[Install Zenoss|Download and Install Zenoss Core 4.2.5]], released on April 24, 2014.'''
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== Patches (Bug Fixes) ==
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'''You can find the latest patches (bug fixes) for Zenoss [[ZenUp|here]].'''
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== Documentation (Administration Guide) ==
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'''If you need help getting started with using Zenoss, download the [http://sourceforge.net/projects/zenoss/files/Documentation/zenoss-4.2.x-docs/zendocs-4.2.4/Zenoss_Core_Administration_02-102013-4.2-v07.pdf/download Zenoss Admin Guide.]'''
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== What's New ==
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{{note}} February 5, 2015: Andrew D Kirch the Zenoss Community Manager and author of many of these articles is speaking at SCaLE at the LAX Hilton on Sunday February 22.  He will be available throughout the show, and you will probably run into him sporting one of the new gray Zenoss Tshirts.
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{{note}} November 25, 2014: The Zenoss Core 5 Beta 3 technology preview release is now available! [http://www.zenoss.org/blog/201411/zenoss-core-50-beta-3 Learn more about the Zenoss Core 5 Beta 3 release], and [[Zenoss Core 5 Beta/Download | download it]]. 
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{{note}} November 18, 2014: Active on IRC?  Talk to trelane about getting a Zenoss user cloak on Freenode!
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== Get Started ==
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Andrew Kirch (Community Manager at Zenoss) walks you through the process of adding a device to Zenoss. These videos are part of our new [[:Category:User Guide|User Guide]] which will help you to master Zenoss concepts easily and efficiently.
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== Zenoss Content - Please help us expand! ==
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* Help us migrate ZenPacks to our new Directory! See:
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** [[Migrating ZenPacks to Directory]]
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** [[Releasing your ZenPack]]
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* [https://github.com/zenoss/Zenoss-User-Interface-API-Docs/tree/master/guides/component_grid_upgrade ExtJS UI changes between Core 3 and 4]
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* Zenoss on [[Android]]
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* [[History of Zenoss Core]]
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* [[Optimizing Memory Usage]]
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* [[ZenPack Catalog]]
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* [[Debugging ZenModeler and ZenHub]]
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* [[ZenDMD Tips]]
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* [[Transforms]]
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* [[Clone Production to Development]]
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* [[Upgrading Zenoss]]
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* [[Zenoss Core - Remote Collector Firewall Requirements]]
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* [[Building Zenoss]]
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* [[Using RRDPound For IO Testing]]
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* [[Fixing ZODB Integrity Issues]]
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* [[Removing Broken ZenPacks]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi NOC Display]]
  
 
== Getting Started with MediaWiki ==
 
== Getting Started with MediaWiki ==

Revision as of 18:02, 23 February 2015

Get on the UserMap!

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See our full-size Usermap and find out how to become part of the Zenoss Universe!


Getting Help

Zenoss is Open Source Software, so like other open source software there's plenty of ways to get help.

Guidelines
ESR's Smart Questions Guide, if followed, will help you provide all the information that we need to answer your question without a lot of back-and-forth. If you need an answer quickly, please follow the guide.
IRC Channel
#zenoss on irc.freenode.net. Currently we have slightly over 100 users, answers occasionally take some time but someone is usually awake if the sun is up over the US or Europe.
Forums
Our forums are available both to search if you're having an issue, or to ask questions and post issues to. There's also a Zenoss-Announce group with announcements and information about Zenoss events and news.
I found a bug
Zenoss uses JIRA to track bugs. Create an account and file a bug, or browse reported bugs. Bug FAQ
I want to follow you on Twitter
Sure, Remember, Twitter isn't a support forum, so we can't answer questions there! If you still want to follow us, we're @Zenoss on Twitter.
What about documentation?
You're already here, welcome! If you're getting started, you might specifically look at how to Add a Device, part of our new tutorial-style User Guide that we are creating on the wiki. We also have our PDF documentation available.

What is Zenoss?

Zenoss Core is award-winning Open Source IT monitoring software that offers visibility over the entire IT stack, from network devices to applications. Features include automatic discovery, inventory via CMDB, availability monitoring, easy-to-read performance graphs, sophisticated alerting, an easy-to-use web portal, and much, much more. It is Free Software, released under the GNU General Public License version 2. Zenoss has a very active community.

Awards group.jpg

Download and Install

Ready to use Zenoss? Download and Install Zenoss Core 4.2.5, released on April 24, 2014.

Patches (Bug Fixes)

You can find the latest patches (bug fixes) for Zenoss here.

Documentation (Administration Guide)

If you need help getting started with using Zenoss, download the Zenoss Admin Guide.

What's New

Bulbgraph.png Note: February 5, 2015: Andrew D Kirch the Zenoss Community Manager and author of many of these articles is speaking at SCaLE at the LAX Hilton on Sunday February 22. He will be available throughout the show, and you will probably run into him sporting one of the new gray Zenoss Tshirts.

Bulbgraph.png Note: November 25, 2014: The Zenoss Core 5 Beta 3 technology preview release is now available! Learn more about the Zenoss Core 5 Beta 3 release, and download it.

Bulbgraph.png Note: November 18, 2014: Active on IRC? Talk to trelane about getting a Zenoss user cloak on Freenode!


Get Started

Andrew Kirch (Community Manager at Zenoss) walks you through the process of adding a device to Zenoss. These videos are part of our new User Guide which will help you to master Zenoss concepts easily and efficiently.

Zenoss Content - Please help us expand!

Getting Started with MediaWiki