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This how-to will help you monitor Zimbra 8 MailServer. This "how-to" is tested with the open source version but should work with the other versions as well.
Before we start there are a couple of things that needs to be working.
- Working Zimbra installation
- NRPE should be installed on the Zimbra server and allowing connections from the op5 Monitor server.
- You need root access to the Zimbra server
This "how-to" require a plugin to be installed on the server and special sudo permissions.
- Copy this script to the folder /opt/plugins/custom on your Zimbra server.
- Change the permissions to 755 on the script.
- Modify the sudo permissions with the command visudo
Add the following lines to the configuration
This will allow the zimbra user to execute the zmcontrol command.
- Save the configuration
NRPE needs to be updated, either put this file under /opt/nrped.d/ or add the following commands manually
Modify plugins settings
Edit the file /opt/plugins/utils.pm on the Zimbra server, change the line
Verify the path so that that it corresponds with your Zimbra installation.
This will allow the plugin check_mailq to find the path to you mail queue folder.
Add Management Pack
In this Management Pack all services are defined. Add the management pack using Management pack manager under Configure.
Depending on the services you make available on you Mailserver some services perhaps needs modification.