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Active Directory Address Book Monitoring

Requires Opsview 6.3

This Host Template is part of the Active Directory Monitoring Opspack

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Included in the Application - Microsoft Active Directory Opspack

Host Template: Application - Active Directory - Address Book

Monitor an Active Directory Address Book

This Host Template includes the following Service Checks:

Service Check Name Description Default Thresholds (Warning, Critical) UOM
Active Directory - Address Book - Client Sessions Shows the number of connected Address Book client sessions. N/A N/A
Active Directory - Address Book - Browses Rate Shows the rate at which Address Book clients perform browse operations on the Active Directory. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Address Book - Lookups Rate Shows the rate at which proxy clients perform search operations on the Active Directory. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Address Book - Property Reads Rate Shows the rate at which Address Book clients perform read operations on the Active Directory. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Address Book - Searches Rate Shows the rate at which Address Book clients perform key search operations on the Active Directory. N/A per_second

Usage Instructions

Step 1: Add this Host Template

Add the Application - Active Directory - Address Book Host Template to your Opsview Monitor host. If the resource you're monitoring has no hostname or public IP, then open the Advanced settings pane and change Host Check Command to Always assumed to be UP.

For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Host Templates to Hosts.


Step 2: Add and configure variables required for this Host Template

The Service Checks in this Host Template use the following variables, and they will be added to your Opsview Monitor instance when you import the Opspack:

Authentication variables

AD_CREDENTIALS

Parameter Position in Variable Name Description
--Username Arg1 Username Username for remote windows host e.g user@DOMAIN.COM
--Password Arg2 Password Password for remote windows host
--Authentication Arg3 Authentication Type Authentication type to use


KERBEROS_REALM

Only required if authenticating using Kerberos. If Kerberos authentication is not working add a default_realm value in the krb5.conf file located in '/opt/opsview/krb5/etc/'

Parameter Position in Variable Name Description
Opsview UI only Value Kerberos Realm Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg1 KDC 1 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg2 KDC 2 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg3 KDC 3 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg4 KDC 4 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file


For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Variables to Hosts.

For mode-specific help, run the plugin with the -h -m <mode> flags. This will list the required and optional Variable Arguments for that mode. The appropriate mode for each Service Check is listed here:

Service Check Name Mode
Active Directory - Address Book - Client Sessions AD.AddressBook.ClientSessions
Active Directory - Address Book - Browses Rate AD.AddressBook.BrowsesRate
Active Directory - Address Book - Lookups Rate AD.AddressBook.LookupsRate
Active Directory - Address Book - Property Reads Rate AD.AddressBook.PropertyReadsRate
Active Directory - Address Book - Searches Rate AD.AddressBook.SearchesRate


Step 3: Apply changes and the system will now be monitored

View Output

v1.0-Opsview-6

Initial release of Application Microsoft Active Directory Opspack

v1.0-Opsview-6(BETA)

ODI-3937 Microsoft Active Directory Opspack

Initial release for Beta version of Application Microsoft Active Directory Opspack