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  • Zenoss Core Extended MonitoringCopyright 2012 Zenoss, Inc., 275 West St. Suite 204, Annapolis, MD 21401, U.S.A. All rights reserved.Zenoss and the Zenoss logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zenoss, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All othertrademarks, logos, and service marks are the property of Zenoss or other third parties. Use of these marks is prohibited without the expresswritten consent of Zenoss, Inc. or the third-party owner.

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    Part Number: 03-072012-4.2-v03

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    1. ZenPacks .......................................................................................................................................... 11.1. About ZenPacks ...................................................................................................................... 1

    1.1.1. Working with ZenPacks ................................................................................................. 11.2. Viewing Loaded ZenPacks ....................................................................................................... 11.3. Installing ZenPacks ................................................................................................................. 2

    1.3.1. Installing from the Command Line ................................................................................. 21.3.2. Installing from the User Interface ................................................................................... 3

    1.4. Creating ZenPacks .................................................................................................................. 31.4.1. Why Create a ZenPack? ............................................................................................... 31.4.2. Create a ZenPack ........................................................................................................ 31.4.3. Add a Database Object to a ZenPack ............................................................................ 41.4.4. View Database Objects in a ZenPack ............................................................................ 41.4.5. Remove a Database Object from a ZenPack .................................................................. 51.4.6. Adding Other Items to ZenPacks ................................................................................... 5

    1.5. Packaging ZenPacks ............................................................................................................... 51.6. Distributing ZenPacks .............................................................................................................. 51.7. Removing ZenPacks ................................................................................................................ 61.8. Where to Find More Information ............................................................................................... 6

    I. Zenoss Core ZenPacks ....................................................................................................................... 72. Amazon Web Services ............................................................................................................... 8

    2.1. About .............................................................................................................................. 82.2. Prerequisites ................................................................................................................... 82.3. Setup .............................................................................................................................. 82.4. Working with the EC2Manager Account .......................................................................... 10

    2.4.1. CloudWatch Data ................................................................................................ 102.4.2. Templates and Collection .................................................................................... 10

    2.4.2.1. Example: Initiating Load-Based Elasticity for an EC2 Setup ......................... 113. Apache Web Server ................................................................................................................. 12

    3.1. About ............................................................................................................................ 123.2. Prerequisites ................................................................................................................. 123.3. Enable Monitoring .......................................................................................................... 12

    3.3.1. Display the Status Page in Apache Version 1.3 or Higher ...................................... 123.3.2. Display the Status Page in Apache Version 2.x .................................................... 133.3.3. Verifying Your Apache Configuration .................................................................... 143.3.4. Configure Zenoss Core to Monitor the Web Server ............................................... 15

    3.4. Daemons ...................................................................................................................... 154. Dell Hardware .......................................................................................................................... 16

    4.1. About ............................................................................................................................ 164.2. Prerequisites ................................................................................................................. 164.3. Enable Enhanced Modeling ............................................................................................ 164.4. Daemons ...................................................................................................................... 16

    5. Device Search ......................................................................................................................... 185.1. About ............................................................................................................................ 185.2. Prerequisites ................................................................................................................. 18

    6. Domain Name System (DNS) ................................................................................................... 196.1. About ............................................................................................................................ 196.2. DigMonitor ..................................................................................................................... 19

    6.2.1. Prerequisites ....................................................................................................... 196.2.2. Enable Monitoring ............................................................................................... 19

    6.3. DNSMonitor ................................................................................................................... 196.3.1. Prerequisites ....................................................................................................... 196.3.2. Enable Monitoring ............................................................................................... 20

    6.4. Daemons ...................................................................................................................... 207. File Transfer Protocol (FTP) ..................................................................................................... 21

    7.1. About ............................................................................................................................ 217.2. Prerequisites ................................................................................................................. 217.3. Enable Monitoring .......................................................................................................... 217.4. Enable Secure Site Monitoring ....................................................................................... 21

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    7.5. Tuning for Site Responsiveness ..................................................................................... 227.6. Daemons ...................................................................................................................... 22

    8. HP PC Hardware ..................................................................................................................... 238.1. About ............................................................................................................................ 238.2