Monitoring with Opsview is published by Packt Publishing in December 2013. This book has 158 pages in English, ISBN-13 9781783284733.
Monitoring increasingly complex IT environments can pose quite a challenge. Virtualization and cloud-based applications are finding their way into many IT estates over the world. Keeping a watchful eye out for your infrastructure is now more important than ever, and Opsview allows you to do just that.
Monitoring with Opsview is a practical guide to the entire Opsview product range, consisting of various examples and screenshots to help you get up and running with Opsview. This book will show you the powerful features and modules available in Opsview, and will help you create an Opsview-based monitoring system suited for your needs.
Starting with the installation of your own Opsview Core system, we will then go through the basic configuration followed by the various special features of the system, using practical examples to show how we can make use of these features. After covering the Core system, we will later look at the Pro and Enterprise offerings and how their additional features can benefit you.
You will learn about the unique features of Opsview like viewing (and interacting with) your IT estate from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, creating special views with keywords, and using templates for fast configurations. From there, we will move on to the Pro and Enterprise systems, looking at the powerful modules available like distributed monitoring and reporting, and finishing it all off with a discussion of the eye-catching dashboards.
Monitoring with Opsview will show you the power of the Opsview system, keywords, attributes, dashboards, and all the tools you need to get that single view into your entire IT estate.
What you will learn from this book
- Configure contacts and roles for access
- Create and using host templates and host attributes
- Use advanced features like keywords and keyword views
- View and interact with Opsview using mobile devices
- Use Autodiscovery to scan for new hosts (including VM’s).
- Perform network analyses with NetFlow
- Scale your system with slaves
- Develop and deploy dashboards for powerful visualization.
A practical and fast-paced guide that gives you all the information you need to get up and running with Opsview.
Who this book is written for
This book is for anyone interested in using Opsview as a potential monitoring solution or for those who are already running Opsview Core and who would like to improve on their setup by exploring the features of Pro and Enterprise.
Some working knowledge of monitoring and Linux is assumed, and it is recommended to have an Opsview system at hand while reading, allowing you to immediately try out the features discussed.