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The <span class="zenpack">ZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor</span> ZenPack monitors Brocade Storage Area Network (SAN) switches.
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== Prerequisites ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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!width="50%"|Prerequisite
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!width="50%"|Restriction
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|Product
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|<span class="ph">Zenoss platform</span> 4.x
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|Required ZenPacks
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|ZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor, ZenPacks.zenoss.StorageBase
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== Configuring Brocade Devices to Allow SNMP Queries ==
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Configure the Brocade devices to allow SNMP queries from the <span class="ph">Zenoss platform</span> server, and send SNMP v1 or SNMP v2 traps to the <span class="ph">Zenoss platform</span> server.
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== Configuring <span class="ph">Zenoss platform</span> ==
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All Brocade devices must exist under the <span class="ph filepath">/Devices/Storage/Brocade</span> device class.
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<li>Navigate to the device or device class in the <span class="ph">Zenoss platform</span> interface.
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<li>If applying changes to a device class:
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<li>Select the class in the devices hierarchy.
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<li>Click '''Details'''.
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<li>Select Configuration Properties.
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<li>If applying changes to a device:
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<li>Click the device in the device list.
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<li>Select Configuration Properties.
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<li>Edit the appropriate configuration properties for the device or devices.
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{| class="wikitable"
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|zSnmpCommunity
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|Consult with your storage administrators to determine the SNMP community permitted
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|zSnmpMonitorIgnore
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|This should be set to <samp class="ph codeph literal">False</samp>
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|zSnmpPort
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|The default port is 161
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|zSnmpVer
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|This should be set to <samp class="ph codeph literal">v2c</samp>
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<li>Click <span class="ph uicontrol guibutton">Save</span> to save your changes. You will now be able to start collecting the Brocade switch metrics from this device.
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</li></ol>
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== Viewing Fibre Channel Port Information ==
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To view the virtual servers, select Brocade Details.
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== Daemons ==
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|Modeler
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|<span class="keyword cmdname">zenmodeler</span>
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|Performance Collector
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|<span class="keyword cmdname">zenperfsnmp</span>
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== Changes ==
  
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;2.1.1 (2014-10-23)
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* Improve performance of FCPort component grid on Zenoss 5.
 
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Latest revision as of 17:21, 24 April 2015


Note: This ZenPack is available in commercial versions of Zenoss. Click here to request more information about this commercial ZenPack. Click here to see all commercial ZenPacks.

Organization
Zenoss, Inc.
ZenPack name
ZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor

Devices Monitored:



Brocade SAN Switches ZenPack

BrocadeMonitor allows you to monitor Brocade Storage Area Network (SAN) switches.

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 included with commercial versions of Zenoss and enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.

Releases

Version 2.1.1- Download
Released on 2014/10/23
Compatible with Zenoss Resource Manager 4.1.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 4.2.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 5.0.x

Background

The ZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor ZenPack monitors Brocade Storage Area Network (SAN) switches.


Prerequisites

Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss platform 4.x
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor, ZenPacks.zenoss.StorageBase


Configuring Brocade Devices to Allow SNMP Queries

Configure the Brocade devices to allow SNMP queries from the Zenoss platform server, and send SNMP v1 or SNMP v2 traps to the Zenoss platform server.


Configuring Zenoss platform

All Brocade devices must exist under the /Devices/Storage/Brocade device class.


  1. Navigate to the device or device class in the Zenoss platform interface.
    • If applying changes to a device class:
      1. Select the class in the devices hierarchy.
      2. Click Details.
      3. Select Configuration Properties.
    • If applying changes to a device:
      1. Click the device in the device list.
      2. Select Configuration Properties.
  2. Edit the appropriate configuration properties for the device or devices.
    Brocade Configuration Properties
    Name Description
    zSnmpCommunity Consult with your storage administrators to determine the SNMP community permitted
    zSnmpMonitorIgnore This should be set to False
    zSnmpPort The default port is 161
    zSnmpVer This should be set to v2c


  3. Click Save to save your changes. You will now be able to start collecting the Brocade switch metrics from this device.


Viewing Fibre Channel Port Information

To view the virtual servers, select Brocade Details.


Daemons

Type Name
Modeler zenmodeler
Performance Collector zenperfsnmp

Changes

2.1.1 (2014-10-23)
  • Improve performance of FCPort component grid on Zenoss 5.

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.BrocadeMonitor-*.egg
  4. Restart these services:
    $ zenoss restart


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