Sunday, July 19, 2015

vmesxi support on nagios or vmware esxi

monitoring python script can be had here:

instructions for installing it in the nagios system can be had here:

Note: had a problem with minimal system install with setuptools for python environment not being installed.  This occurred on a system built up from a very minimal debian environment (ubuntu 14.10) and may happen other times.

to install setuptools

sudo su
wget -O - | python

Service definition for icinga command.cfg:

# Check HP Server hardware
define service{
        use generic-service
        host_name vmesxi3
        service_description Hardware
        check_command check_esxi_hardware!root!<password>

Saturday, July 18, 2015

enable workspaces / desktop in ubuntu 13 and above

ubuntu desktops