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1.1. What is Pandora FMS?
1.2. What Pandora FMS is not?
1.3. What else could Pandora FMS do?
1.4. Community around Pandora FMS
1.5. Pandora FMS Enterprise
1.5.1. Open Update Manager connected to Ártica
1.5.2. Report programmer
1.5.3. Dashboard
1.5.4. Agents remote configuration
1.5.5. Monitoring policy management
1.5.6. Export Server
1.5.7. Inventory Server
1.5.8. Transactional WEB Monitoring
1.5.9. Advanced SNMP traps monitoring
1.5.10. Report wizard
1.5.11. Metaconsole
1.5.12. Enterprise Access Control Levels
1.5.13. Monitorización de servicios
1.6. Quick Guides
1.7. Documentation's description
1.8. About Pandora FMS
2.1. Pandora FMS Servers
2.1.1. Data Server
2.1.2. Network Server
2.1.3. SNMP Server (a.k.a. SNMP Trap Console)
2.1.4. WMI Server
2.1.5. Recognition Server
2.1.6. Plugins Server
2.1.7. Prediction Server
2.1.8. WEB Test Server(Goliat)
2.1.9. Export Server
2.1.10. Inventory Server
2.2. Pandora FMS's Web Console
2.3. Pandora FMS's Database
2.4. Pandora FMS's Software Agents
2.4.1. Agent
2.4.2. Software Agent
2.4.3. XML Datafile
2.4.4. Physical Agent
3.1. Minimum Hardware Requirements
3.1.1. Console and Server Requirements
3.2. Software Requirements
3.2.1. Agent Requirement
3.2.2. Server Requirements
3.2.3. Console Requirements
3.2.4. Requirements to Administer the Tool via WEB
3.2.5. Package Dependencies
3.3. Issues before installation
3.3.1. Pandora FMS installation order
3.4. Installing on SUSE
3.4.1. Configuring Software repositories
3.4.2. Previous Dependencies Installation
3.4.3. Agent Installation
3.4.4. Server installation
3.4.5. Console installation
3.4.6. Installing the Enterprise version
3.4.7. Updating packages with RPM
3.4.8. Installing the Keygen
3.4.9. Uninstalling Pandora FMS
3.5. Installation in Red Hat Enterprise Linux / Fedora / CentOS
3.6. Instalation in Debian/Ubuntu
3.6.1. Previous installation of dependencies
3.6.2. Pandora FMS installation with .DEB packages Console installation
3.6.3. Uninstalling Pandora FMS
3.7. Installation in FreeBSD
3.7.1. Perl with ithread Installation
3.7.2. Previous Dependencies Installation
3.7.3. Console installation
3.7.4. Server installation
3.7.5. Agent installation
3.8. Manual Installation from Sources in Linux/Unix
3.8.1. Previous Installation of Necessary Software
3.8.2. Download from Sources
3.8.3. Agent Installation Custom agent installation
3.8.4. Console Installation Enterprise Versión
3.8.5. Server Installation Enterprise Version Uninstallation / Manual wipe from server
3.8.6. Server Code Update:Compilation and Manual Installation of the Server
3.9. Windows Agent Installation
3.9.1. Windows Agent Unattended Installation
3.9.2. Unattended Uninstallation
3.9.3. Windows Agent Manual Installation Using PandoraAgent.exe from the Commands Line Pandora FMS Window's Agent as Process
3.9.4. Pandora FMS for windows NT4 Installing the agent Running the agent Install as a service
4.1. Console Initial Configuration
4.2. Server Initial and Basic Configuration
4.3. Initial and Basic Configuration of the Agent
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Pandora FMS start session screen
5.3. Pandora FMS Main Page
5.3.1. The Operation Menu
5.3.2. The Administration Menu
5.3.3. Links Menu
5.3.4. The Header
5.4. Icons in Pandora FMS Interface
5.4.1. Help on line icon
5.4.2. Suggestion/Advise Icon
5.4.3. Management Icon
5.4.4. Full Screen Icon
5.4.5. Magic Wand Icon (filter)
5.4.6. Remote Configuration Edit Icon
5.4.7. Update Icon (forced)
5.4.8. Refresh Icon (after a forced update action)
5.4.9. Alternative Texts in the icons/images when putting the mouse over
5.5. Images in Pandora FMS
5.6. Data missing for agent's data lists
5.7. States and possible values of agents
6.1. Server
6.1.1. Configuration File Elements
6.1.2. UDP notification of the System State
6.1.3. Snmptrapd configuration
6.1.4. Tentacle Configuration
6.2. WEB Console
6.2.1. Configuration file config.php Redirection to /pandora_console from /
6.3. Pandora FMS software agents
6.3.1. What is an Agent ? Software Agents Generic Role
6.3.2. Introduction to the agent configuration
6.3.3. Agent General Parameters Secondary Server UDP Server
6.3.4. Modules definition Common elements of all modules Specific guidelines to obtain information
6.3.5. Examples
6.3.6. Advanced issues about software agents Unix/Linux Agents Pandora FMS Windows Agents Auto-upgrading Software Agents Process to Auto_Upgrade Agents from versions Previous to the 3.2
6.3.7. Pandora FMS Drone Agents What is a Drone Agent ?
7.1. Introduction
7.1.1. Monitoring with software agent vs. Remote monitoring
7.1.2. Agents at Pandora FMS
7.2. Monitoring with the software agent
7.2.1. Kinds of modules
7.2.2. How to ask agent for information on demand
7.2.3. Using software agent plugins On Windows systems On Unix systems
7.2.4. How to create your own agents plugins
7.2.5. Using nagios plugins from the agent Example
7.3. Remote Monitoring
7.3.1. Remote Network Modules
7.3.2. Generic Configuration of a Module for Network Monitoring
7.3.3. ICMP Monitoring
7.3.4. TCP Monitoring
7.3.5. SNMP Monitoring Introduction to the SNMP Monitoring Monitoring SNMP from Agents Monitoring with Network Modules like SNMP MIB Study with External Tools and Integration in Pandora FMS Common Advanced Features of the Network Modules
7.3.6. Remote Windows Monitoring with WMI
7.3.7. WEB Monitoring (Goliat) String Check in a Web page Form checking in a Web page Monitorización https
7.3.8. Monitoring with Plugins Example #1: Plugin Module for MySQL
7.4. Predictive Monitoring
7.5. Monitoring with synthetic modules
7.6. Monitoring with KeepAlive
7.7. Status/Event monitoring
7.8. Agent Configuration
7.8.1. Remote Configuration
7.9. Other Common Monitoring Parameters
7.9.1. Historical
7.9.2. FF Threshold
7.10. Custom fields
7.11. Service Monitoring
7.11.1. Introduction
7.11.2. Configuration
7.11.3. Services groups Several services inside the same company Different services through several headquarters
7.12. Massive operations
7.12.1. Massive operations: Agents
7.12.2. Massive operations: Modules
7.12.3. Massive operations: Users
7.12.4. Massive operations: Alerts
7.12.5. Massive operations: Policies
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Access to trap reception console
8.2.1. Trap Filtering
8.2.2. Trap Validation
8.2.3. Trap Deletion
8.3. SNMP Trap Alerts
8.3.1. Alert creation
8.3.2. Alert Edition
8.3.3. Alert Deletion
8.4. Customising SNMP Traps
8.4.1. Renaming/Customising Traps
8.4.2. Load the manufacturer's MIBs
8.5. Alerts with complex SNMP traps
8.6. Trap association to the rest of Pandora alerts / SNMP Agent trap forwarding
8.7. Trap Filtering in the Server
8.8. External SNMP Trap Handler
8.8.1. Practical Sample: ESX Monitoring using traps Trap handler: esx_trap_manager.pl Step 2: Create the alert command Step 3: Create the alert action Step 4: Create the SNMP alert Data visualization
9.1. Monitoring Amazon EC2 environments Monitoring
9.1.1. Installation
9.1.2. Configuration
9.1.3. Using AWS Keys
9.1.4. Using X.509 Certs
9.1.5. Setting custom JVM properties
9.1.6. Running
9.2. Monitoring WMware environments
9.2.1. WMware Architecture to Monitor
9.2.2. Prerequisites to the Installing
9.2.3. Installing the VMware vSphere SDK for Perl
9.2.4. Monitoring with VMware Monitoring Plugin Plugin Internal Working
9.2.5. Plugin Registration Plugin Registration using PSPZ packages Manual registration
9.2.6. Recon Script Registration
9.2.7. Creating the Recon Task
9.2.8. Monitoring the VMware Virtual Architecture
9.2.9. VMware Virtual Architecture Agent Modules Modules for Agents kind Datastore Modules for Agents kind host ESXi Modules for agents kind Virtual Machine
9.2.10. VMware Virtual Architecture Management and visualization Installing VMware Manager and VMware View Extensions Using the VMware View Extension Using the VMware Manager Extension
9.2.11. Recon Script Configuration Recon Script Configuration file Example of the Configuration File Correspondence Table of Short Names
10.4. Module Templates
10.4.1. Create new module templates
10.4.2. Apply a module template to an agent
10.5. Component groups
11.1. Introduction
11.2. Command
11.2.1. Command Creation for an Alert
11.2.2. Edition of a command for an alert
11.2.3. Delete an Alert Command
11.2.4. Predefined Commands
11.2.5. Examples of Commands Integrating alerts with Jabber IM Sending emails with Expect Sending SMS with Gnokii Executing a Remote Command in Another System (UNIX)
11.3. Actions
11.3.1. Creating an action
11.3.2. Editing an action
11.3.3. Deleting an Action
11.4. Alert Template
11.4.1. Creating a Template
11.4.2. Replaceable Macros in Field1, Field2 and Field3 Orders for the replacement of the Macros and _field*_ fields Complete example of alert with replacement macros
11.4.3. Editing a Template
11.4.4. Creating a duplicate of a Template
11.4.5. Deleting a Template
11.5. Assigning Alert Templates to Modules
11.5.1. Alert management from Alert submenu Assigning Alerts from Alert Submenu Modifying alerts form the Alert Submenu Deactivating Alerts from the Alert Submenu Deleting Alerts from the Alert Submenu
11.5.2. Managing Alerts from the Agent Alert assignment from the Agent Modifying Alerts from the Agent Deactivating Alerts from the Agent Deleting Alerts from the Agent
11.6. Scaling Alerts
11.7. Full alert examples
11.7.1. Sending SMS alerts
11.8. Correlation
11.8.1. Creating Correlated Alerts
11.8.2. Editing Correlated Alerts
11.8.3. Deactivating Correlated Alerts
11.8.4. Deleting Correlated Alerts
11.9. Cascade Protection
11.9.1. Examples
12.1. Event System
12.1.1. Viewing Events
12.1.2. Filtering Events
12.1.3. Creating an Incident from an Event
12.1.4. Validation and Status of one event. Self validation
12.1.5. Event Assignment
12.1.6. Event grouping
12.1.7. Deleting an Event
12.1.8. Other ways of viewing events RSS Events Events in the Marquee Sound Alerts Exporting Events to a CSV Events Statistics
12.1.9. Event Alerts. Event correlation
13.1. Introduction
13.2. Adding a Policy
13.3. Deleting a Policy
13.4. Duplicating a Policy
13.5. Configuring a Policy
13.5.1. Policy Propagation
13.5.2. Policy Queues Management
13.5.3. Agents Massive actions Unit Actions
13.5.4. Modules Creating one data server module Creating a Network Server Module Creating a module of the Complement Server Creating a module of the WMI Server Creating a module of the Prediction server Creating a module of the Web server Modifying a previously created Module Deleting a module already created Using plugins in the Policies
13.5.5. Inventory Modules
13.5.6. Alerts Adding Alerts Modifying Alerts Deleting Alerts
13.5.7. External Alerts Adding External Alerts Modifying External Alerts Deleting External Alerts
13.5.8. Kind of modules Adopted modules Linked Modules Unlinked Modules
13.5.9. File Collections File Collections and Policies Location of the File Collections in the agent
14.1. Introduction
14.1.1. The concept of service monitoring
15.2. Recon Tasks
15.3. Network Topology
15.4. Example of use
16.1. Introduction
16.2. Examples of use
16.2.1. Use from the shell
16.2.2. Use from the Pandora FMS console
17.1. Introduction
17.2. Data collection for the inventory
17.2.1. Inventory Modules
17.2.2. Remote Inventory Creating Remote Modules Editing Remote Modules Deleting Remote Modules Asigning Remote Modules Editing an Assigned Inventory Module Deleting an Assigned Inventory Module
17.2.3. Local Inventory through Software Agents Creating Local Modules Inventory Module in Windows Systems through Software Agents Inventory Module in Unix Systems through Software Agent Assigning Local Modules
17.3. Data Display for the Inventory
17.3.1. Inventory Data Display in the Agent
17.3.2. Inventory Data Display in the Inventory Menu
17.3.3. Exporting the Inventory Data to CSV
18.1. Introduction
18.2. Typography and Languages
18.3. Graphs
18.3.1. Agent Graphs
18.3.2. Combined Graphs Creating Combined Graphs Displaying Stored Combined Graphs Deleting Combined Graphs that have been stored
18.4. Network Enteprise Console Minimap Control Panel Detail View Window
18.4.2. Creating a Network map
18.4.3. Editing a Network Map
18.4.4. Duplicated in a Networkmap
18.4.5. Interaction with the network map Actions on the Map
18.5. Network map (Open Version)
18.5.1. Topology map
18.5.2. Group map
18.5.3. Policy map
18.5.4. Fullscreen mode
18.6. Reports
18.6.1. Creating a Report
18.6.2. Editing a Report
18.6.3. Deleting a Report
18.6.4. Tabs Main Tab List Items Tab Item Editor Tab Wizard Tab Wizard SLA tab Global tab Advanced options Tab Preview Tab
18.6.5. Visualizing a Report
18.6.6. Automatic Report Sending by Email Configuration
18.7. Visual Maps
18.7.1. Creating a Visual Map
18.7.2. Visualizing a Visual Map
18.7.3. Deleting a Visual Map
18.7.4. Tabs in the visual map editor Data Preview Wizard List of elements Editor
18.7.5. Elements which can be used in a visualmap Static Image Percentile Bar Options Module Graph Simple Value
18.8. Tree view
18.9. Mobile console
19.1. Introduction
19.2. Creating a Dashboard
19.2.1. Adding Objects in the Dashboard Group Status Report Graphs Defined by the User Last Events List State of the System Pandora FMS Welcome Message Agent Module Graph Visual Maps Report Network Map Visual Console Map Show URL content Tactical view Panel with a message User defined reports
19.2.2. Putting Objects in the Dashboard
19.2.3. Editing Objects on the Dashboard
19.2.4. Deleting Objects on the Dashboard
19.3. Editing a Dahsboard
19.4. Deleting a Dashboard
20.1. Setup
20.1.1. Agent Configuration
20.1.2. Server Configuration
20.1.3. Console Configuration GIS Connections GIS Map builder
21.2. Adding a Target Server
21.3. Editing a Target Server
21.4. Deleting a Target Server
21.5. Linking a Target Server to a Module
22.1. Introduction
22.2. Configuration
22.2.1. Use of the Delegated Authentication
22.3. Visualization
22.4. Multiple Systems Simultaneous Management
22.4.1. User Manager
22.4.2. Alerts Manager
22.4.3. Policy Manager
22.4.4. Component Manager
22.4.5. Agent Mananger
23.1. Introduction
23.2. Profiles, Users, Groups and ACL
23.2.1. Profiles in Pandora FMS Adding a Profile Editing a Profile Deleting a Profile
23.2.2. Pandora FMS Groups Adding a Group Editing a Group Deleting a Group
23.2.3. Users in Pandora FMS Adding a User Displaying a User Editing the Own User Settings User Edition by the Administrator Removing an User
23.3. The "All" Group
23.4. New ACL System (Enterprise)
23.5. Messages
23.5.1. See Messages Sending Messages Deleting Messages
23.6. Incidents
23.6.1. Seeing all Incidents
23.6.2. Incident Tracking
23.6.3. Searching Incidents
23.6.4. Opening a New Incident
23.6.5. Changing the Owner of an Incident
23.6.6. Deleting an Incident
23.6.7. Incident Statistic
23.6.8. Self generated Incidents (servidor recon)
23.7. Manage incidents (Pandora FMS and Integria integration)
23.8. Servers
23.9. Planned Downtime
23.9.1. Alternatives to the Service Downtime Management in the Console
23.10. Audit Log
23.10.1. See the System Logs
23.10.2. Filtering the System Logs
23.11. Managing the Database from the Console
23.11.1. Getting Information from the Database Obtaining General Information Getting Information about Agents and Modules Getting Information about Data by Date Getting Data from the Audit Log Getting Data about Events
23.11.2. Purging the Database Agent Data Purge by Date Purging Specific Data from a Module Purging Audit Data Purging Event Data
23.11.3. DDBB Maintenance Sanitizing Purging Non Initialized Modules
24.1. Introduction
24.2. Update Manager
24.2.1. Configuring Open Update Manager
24.2.2. Working with Open Update Manager
24.2.3. PHP Configuration for the OpenUpdate Manager
24.3. Agents/modules view
24.4. Users connected
24.5. Modules Group
24.6. Cron Job
24.7. Tree view
24.8. Plugin Register
24.9. DB Interface
24.10. Backup
24.11. Insert data
24.12. CSV Import
24.13. Resource registration
24.13.1. File definition for .prt
24.14. VNC Console
24.15. Translate string
25.1. Introduction
25.1.1. Data Server Balancing and HA Balancing in the Software Agents
25.1.2. Balancing and HA of the Network Servers, WMI, Plugin, Web and Prediction Configuration at Servers
25.1.3. Load Balancing in the DDBB
25.1.4. Balancing and HA of the Recon Servers
25.1.5. Balancing and HA of Pandora FMS console
25.2. Annex 1: HA implementation and Load Balancing with LVS and Keepalived
25.2.1. Action when a node is down
25.3. Annex 2. LVS Balancer Configuration
25.4. Annex 3. KeepAlived Configuration
26.1. Introduction
26.2. Setup
26.3. Authentification
26.3.1. Active directory
26.3.2. LDAP
26.3.3. Local Pandora FMS
26.3.4. Remote Babel Enterprise
26.3.5. Remote Integria
26.3.6. Remote Pandora FMS
26.4. Performance
26.5. Visual styles
28.1. Database management
28.2. Manual Execution of Maintenance Tool
28.3. Database Backup
28.4. Backup and Complete Recovery of Pandora FMS
28.4.1. Examples of Use
28.5. Manual startup/shutdown for Pandora FMS servers
28.6. Watchdog implementation for Pandora FMS
28.6.1. /usr/bin/pandora_watchdog
28.6.2. /usr/bin/pandora_alert
28.6.3. Watchdog Startup
28.6.4. Remarks
28.7. History database
28.7.1. Setting up a history database
29.1. Cooperating with Pandora FMS project
29.2. Subversion (SVN)
29.3. Bugs / Failures
29.4. Mailing Lists
30.1. Get the last source
30.2. Windows
30.3. Cross-compiling from Linux
30.3.1. Installing MinGW for Linux
30.3.2. Installing the extra libraries needed by the agent
30.3.3. Compiling and linking
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