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Monitoring Jabber Bot with Zabbix support, completely written in Python.


  • Simple and modular design

  • Alerts from Zabbix

  • Multi-User Chat (XEP-0045)

  • Colorful messages (XEP-0071)

  • Attention (XEP-0224)

  • Avatars (XEP-0084)

  • Roster management and ACL configuration

  • Webhooks and cron jobs

  • Plugins and commands:

    * ludolph.plugins.zabbix
        * ack - acknowledge event with optional note
        * alerts - show a list of current or previous zabbix alerts
        * duty - show a list of users in duty user group
        * groups - show a list of host groups
        * hosts - show a list of hosts
        * outage - show, create or delete maintenance periods
        * zabbix-version - show version of Zabbix API
    * ludolph.plugins.base
        * about - details about this project
        * at - list, add, or delete jobs for later execution
        * attention - send XMPP attention to user/room
        * avatar - list available avatars or set an avatar for Ludolph (admin only)
        * broadcast - sent private message to every user in roster (admin only)
        * help - show this help
        * message - send new XMPP message to user/room
        * remind - list, add, or delete reminders
        * roster - list and manage users on Ludolph's roster (admin only)
        * status - set Ludolph's status (admin only)
        * uptime - show Ludolph uptime
        * version - display version of Ludolph or registered plugin
    * ludolph.plugins.muc
        * invite - invite user or yourself to multi-user chat room (room admin only)
        * kick - kick user from multi-user chat room (room admin only)
        * motd - show, set or remove message of the day
        * topic - set room subject (room admin only)
    * ludolph.plugins.commands
        * os-uptime - display system uptime


  • Install the latest released version using pip:

    pip install ludolph
  • Or install the latest development version:

    pip install
  • Make sure all dependencies (listed below) are installed (done automatically when installing via pip)

  • Create and edit the configuration file:

    cp /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ludolph/ludolph.cfg.example /etc/ludolph.cfg
  • The ludolph command should be installed somewhere in your PATH.

  • Init scripts for Debian and RHEL based distributions are also available:

See the complete install guide and Zabbix integration guide for more info.




For more information see the LICENSE file.

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