Zenoss Core Version 4 (Alpha) – Enterprise IT Monitoring

Zenoss Core is an enterprise network and systems management application written in Python. Zenoss provides an integrated product for monitoring availability, performance, events and configuration across layers and across platforms.

General Features : 

  • Application, Network and Systems Monitoring and Management
  • Alerting and Automatic Remediation
  • System Log Monitoring and Event Management
  • Automated Inventory Discovery and Change Tracking
  • Data Collection via SNMP, SSH, WMI, JMX and Syslog
  • 200+ Community Extensions (ZenPacks)
  • Virtual and Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring and Management
  • Reporting
  • Alerting via Email and SNMP
  • Integration with Configuration Management Tools
  • VMware ESX monitoring

This version of Zenoss Core offers new features and improvements in the following areas:

  • New messaging framework (RabbitMQ) to allow for horizontal scaling of event processing, and to ease northbound integration
  • New system requirements, including Python 2.7 and MySQL 5.5.13 or higher
  • RelStorage, which replaces ZEO and improves the performance of Zope object database queries
  • Scalability improvements to zenperfsnmp
  • Latest Ext JS 4 framework
  • Significant improvements to the event processing system, increasing to 100M+ events per day
  • Advanced user configuration options in the interface
  • Improvements to published JSON API examples, including the introduction of a Python client library
  • Zenoss Core now stores session information in a persistent database, which is created in MySQL
  • Queuing mechanism that allows separation of event processing, horizontal scaling, and the ability to subscribe to event queues for custom processing
  • REST API for querying events
  • Previous alerting framework replaced with more robust, real-time triggers and notifications
  • Support for SNMPv3 traps
  • Ability to monitor devices directly over IPv6
  • All performance collecting daemons have moved to the collector framework for more consistent operation and higher reliability.
  • Generate ping performance information for devices and interfaces.
  • nmap-based zenping to provide faster and more resilient event suppression
Supported Software and Environments

You can install Zenoss Core on these platforms:

  1. RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  2. CentOS 5 (verified with CentOS 5.7)
  3. Windows (requires VMware Player and the Zenoss Virtual Appliance)
  4. Adobe Flash Player 10 or later version
  5. One of these browser versions:
  6. Firefox (verified with version 8)
  7. Internet Explorer (verified with versions 7, 8, 9)
  8. Chrome (verified with version 15)

The following partial list of resources can be managed by Zenoss Core: 

  • Windows Server (2000, 2003, 2008), Windows XP, and Windows Vista, Windows 7
  • Linux or other UNIX server
  • OpenStack
  • Tomcat and other Java/JMX servers
  • Any SNMP-or SSH-enabled device
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Read more in here  : http://community.zenoss.org/