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OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a cloud infrastructure solution.
 
OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a cloud infrastructure solution.
 
 
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Revision as of 17:26, 10 November 2012

Note: This is a Core ZenPack which can be found in the Core Zenoss RPM, and is fully documented in the Zenoss Extended Monitoring Guide. If you did not install this pack when you installed Zenoss Core, it can be found in $ZENHOME/packs.

Author(s)
Chet Luther
Current Maintainer(s)
Chet Luther
Organization
Zenoss, Inc.
ZenPack name
ZenPacks.zenoss.OpenStack
Link to more docs
View Documentation


Applications Monitored: 



OpenStack (Tenant View) ZenPack

This project is a Zenoss extension (ZenPack) that allows for monitoring of OpenStack. This means that you can monitor the flavors, images and servers a user or consumer perspective.

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 The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.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 part of Zenoss Core. Open Source users receive community support for this ZenPack via our online forums. Enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.

Background

Introduction

This project is a Zenoss extension (ZenPack) that allows for monitoring of OpenStack. This means that you can monitor the flavors, images and servers a user or consumer perspective. OpenStack Compute v1.1 (Cactus) is known to be supported. Specifically this means that Rackspace's CloudServers can be monitored.

In the future it is likely that support for monitoring OpenStack Storage (Swift) will be added.

OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a cloud infrastructure solution.

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

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