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Active Directory Replication

Requires Opsview 6.3

This Host Template is part of the Active Directory Monitoring Opspack

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Host Template: Application - Active Directory - Replication

Monitor replication metrics for Active Directory

This Host Template includes the following Service Checks:

Service Check Name Description Default Thresholds (Warning, Critical) UOM
Active Directory - Replication - DRA I/O Bytes Rate Shows the total number of bytes replicated in/out per second. N/A B/s
Active Directory - Replication - DRA I/O Objects Rate Shows the number of objects received from neighbors through inbound replication and the number of objects replicated out per second N/A per_second
Active Directory - Replication - DRA I/O Values Rate Shows the total number of object property values received from inbound replication partners and the number of object property values sent to outbound replication partners per second. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Replication - DRA Synchronizations Shows the number of directory synchronizations that are queued for this server, but not yet processed. N/A N/A

Usage Instructions

Step 1: Add this Host Template

Add the Application - Active Directory - Replication 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 - Replication - DRA I/O Bytes Rate AD.Replication.IOBytesRate
Active Directory - Replication - DRA I/O Objects Rate AD.Replication.IOObjectsRate
Active Directory - Replication - DRA I/O Values Rate AD.Replication.IOValuesRate
Active Directory - Replication - DRA Synchronizations AD.Replication.Synchronizations


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