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Monitoring oVirt or Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization with Zenoss
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This ZenPack models, collects events, and collects performance information from an oVirt server ( http:// ) for data centers, clusters, hosts and virtual machines.


The ZenPack adds the following items:

Feature Description
Device Class /oVirt
Event Class /oVirt
Data Source oVirt
Daemons zenovirtevents, zenovirtperf


Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss 4.0 or higher
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.Liberator, ZenPacks.zenoss.AdvancedSearch, ZenPacks.zenoss.Impact
Other dependencies External oVirt server


This version of the ZenPack only supports HTTP access to the oVirt server.


Add an oVirt Server

  1. Navigate to the Infrastructure page

  2. Click on the Add Device menu item and select Add oVirt Infrastructure... option.

  3. Fill in the appropriate fields in the dialog box:
    • Name or ID: name by which the oVirt service will be created as a device under
    • Host: name or IP address of the oVirt server as known by the oVirt server.
    • Port #: Port number where the oVirt server can be reached.
    • Authentication Domain: Domain in which the user credentials are valid.
    • Username: User name
    • Password: Password for the user
    • Collector: Name of the remote collector which this should run.
  4. Click on the Add button.

  5. Wait for the device to be modeled.

  6. Navigate to the new device.

Remodel an oVirt Server

  1. Navigate to the device.
  2. Run the zengenericmodeler daemon by clicking on the Commands item and select the Liberator Modeler command.


Install the ZenPack via the command line and restart Zenoss

zenpack --install ZenPacks.zenoss.oVirt-1.0.0-py2.7.egg zenoss restart


To remove the ZenPack, use the following command:

zenpack --erase ZenPacks.zenoss.oVirt zenoss restart

Appendex Related Daemons

Type Name
Event Collector zenovirtevents
Performance Collection zenovirtperf
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