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== Get on the UserMap! ==
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See our full-size [[Usermap]] and find out how to become part of the Zenoss Universe!
 
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== Getting Help ==
== Ways to Engage with the Zenoss Community ==
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Zenoss is Open Source Software, so like other open source software there's plenty of ways to get help.  
 
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.
 
;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.
 
;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.
 
;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.
 
;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.
 
;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]]
 
;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]]
 
;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.  
 
;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.  
;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 [https://www.zenoss.com/resources/documentation?field_zsd_core_value_selective=Core our PDF documentation] available.
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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.
  
 
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{{note}} Editing is restricted to trusted users only.  If you need to edit the wiki, such as adding or correcting an article, or publishing a ZenPack, and do not have the trusted_users role, please e-mail your Community Manager and Engineer, John Boyle, at jboyle@zenoss.com.  Thank you for your understanding as we work to stomp out spam.
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{{note}} Editing is restricted to trusted users only.  If you need to edit the wiki, such as adding or correcting an article, or publishing a ZenPack, and do not have the trusted_users role, please e-mail community@zenoss.com.  Thank you for your understanding as we work to stomp out spam.
 
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== Welcome to Zenoss ==
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Zenoss is the global leader in hybrid IT monitoring and analytics software, providing complete visibility for cloud, virtual and physical IT environments for more than 5,600 global organizations.  Zenoss customers gain IT performance and risk insights into their unique IT ecosystems through real-time analytics that adapt to the ever-evolving data center and cloud, enabling them to eliminate disruptions and accelerate business.
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== Join our Zenoss Community ==
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1) [[Special:CreateAccount|Create your Zenoss Community account.]]
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2) Log in and click on your username at the top of the screen.  
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3) Complete your user profile.
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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]].
  
4) Start engaging with the Zenoss Community!
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== Download and Install Zenoss Core ==
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[[File:Zenoss5_core_2.png|left|frameless|link=http://ownit.zenoss.com/get-started.html]] '''Zenoss Core 6.2.1, our latest version, is now available!'''<br>
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Unofficial Zenoss Deployment tool, which provides automated installation is available. Please visit [https://github.com/sergevs/ansible-serviced-zenoss Zenoss Deployment tool home page]
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[[File:Zenoss5_core_2.png|left|frameless|link=http://ownit.zenoss.com/get-started.html]] '''Zenoss Core 5.2, our latest version, is now available!'''<br>
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== Download and Install ==
[http://ownit.zenoss.com/get-started.html <big>DOWNLOAD the Zenoss Core 5 Install and Configuration Kit!</big>]
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[[File:Zenoss5_core_2.png|left|frameless|link=Install Zenoss]]'''Ready to monitor with Zenoss?<br>[[Install Zenoss|Download and Install Zenoss Core 5.1]], released on February 29, 2016.'''<br><br>
  
 
== Zenoss Core 5.x Documentation ==
 
== Zenoss Core 5.x Documentation ==
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== Zenoss 4.x Patches & Bug Fixes ==
 
== Zenoss 4.x Patches & Bug Fixes ==
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'''You can find the latest patches for Zenoss [[ZenUp|here]].'''
  
 
== Get Started ==
 
== Get Started ==
These videos are part of our Core [[:Category:User Guide|User Guide]] and will help you to master Zenoss concepts easily and efficiently.
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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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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.
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Bulbgraph.png Note: Editing is restricted to trusted users only. If you need to edit the wiki, such as adding or correcting an article, or publishing a ZenPack, and do not have the trusted_users role, please e-mail community@zenoss.com. Thank you for your understanding as we work to stomp out spam.

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.

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Ready to monitor with Zenoss?
Download and Install Zenoss Core 5.1, released on February 29, 2016.


Zenoss Core 5.x Documentation

All documentation for Zenoss Core 5 can be found here.

Zenoss 4.x Patches & Bug Fixes

You can find the latest patches for Zenoss here.

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.

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