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Revision as of 07:48, 10 November 2012

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




Libvirt Virtualization ZenPack

This ZenPack leverages the libvirt API for monitoring virtualization servers (e.g. XEN, KVM, etc...).

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 The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.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.

Releases

Background

This ZenPack leverages the libvirt API for monitoring virtualization servers (e.g. XEN, KVM, etc...). This uses the system python and libvirt python API to monitor various virtualization platforms remotely. It provides a /Server libvirtHost device class and this module is tested using ssh as a transport for the libvirt API, it could be made to use TLS or TCP with further development. It provides a libvirtvirtualHostlist report as well.

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

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