Configure a Zenoss Server

zenossOnce you've installed Zenoss, the next step is to start configuring it for your environment.

 


Install SNMP agents

Before Zenoss can gather information from your servers, you will need to install SNMP agents on them.

 

Initial configuration

  1. Browse to your Zenoss site (eg. http://monitor.yourdomain.local:8080).
  2. Click Get Started!
  3. Set the admin password (you will very rarely need this account).
  4. Create your user account.
  5. Click Submit.

 

Mail services

If you have a google mail account, you can use google mail for your Zenoss server.

  1. Go to Management > Settings.
    1. SMTP Host:  smtp.gmail.com
    2. SMTP Port:  465
    3. SMTP UsernameThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    4. SMTP Password:  YourPassword
    5. From Address for EmailsThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    6. Use TLS?:  Yes
    7. Click Save.

 

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