User Guide

Network Kemp Load Balancer

The nep-network-kemp-load-balancer provides the minimum requirements to implement a basic monitoring of a Kemp Balancer using SNMP protocol. With nep-network-kemp-load-balancer it is possible to perform standard monitoring of:

  • Cpu

  • HA-Status

  • Load

  • Memory

  • Realserver-Status-Global

  • Traffic (by interface name, ID or all interfaces)

  • Virtualserver-Status-Global

Centreon Plugin Documentation

Minimum supported environment

This package can be installed on systems running the software described below. Systems with equivalent components are also suitable for installation.

Required software

Requirements

NetEye

Version 4.20+

NetEye modules

Core

Package requirements

Service and Host Template shipped with package nep-network-kemp-load-balancer require the following nep:

  • nep-common

  • nep-network-base

  • nep-centreon-plugins-base

The Package require the installation of following packages:

  • centreon-plugin-Network-Loadbalancers-Kemp-Snmp

  • perl-Pod-Parser

On NetEye environment this operation is automatically done by Setup Routine.

Setup instructions

If all requirements are met, you can now install this package. To manually set up the nep-network-kemp-load-balancer package, just use nep-setup utility to install it.

nep-setup install nep-network-kemp-load-balancer

Once installed the following custom variables should be set:

  • nx_hardware_vendor = Kemp

Available Objects

This section contains a description of all the Objects from this package that can be used to build your own monitoring environment.

Director Objects

This package contains the following Director Objects:

Data Lists

The following Data Lists can be freely customized by the End User. Their purpose is to provide easy data filling to better describe the monitoring environment.

Datalist name

Description

[NX] Centreon Kemp Loadbalancers Mode List

Used to provide the list of check available for command

Host Templates

The following Host Templates can be used to freely create Host Objects. Remember to not edit these Host Templates because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP package update.

Host Template name

Description

nx-ht-virtual-kemp-cluster

Template for Cluster VIP on a Kemp infrastructure

Service Templates

The following Service Templates can be used to freely create Service Objects, Service Apply Rules or Service Sets. Remember to not edit these Service Templates because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP Package update.

Template name

Run on Agent

Description

nx-st-agentless-snmp-centreon-kemp-loadbalancer

No

Checks all base monitoring Kemp Load Balancer using Centreon Plugin

Service Sets

The following Service Sets can be used to freely monitor Host Objects. Remember to not edit these Service Sets because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP Package update.

Service Set name

Description

nx-ss-kemp-load-balancer-nodes

Service Set providing Base monitoring for a Kemp Node: HAStatus

nx-ss-kemp-load-balancer-cluster

Service Set providing Base monitoring for a Kemp Cluster VIP: Virtual Services Status, Real Server Status, List Virtual Services.

ITOA Dashboards

The Package does not provide any ITOA Dashboards right now.

Package’s objects list

Object Type

Object Name

Do not edit

Containing File

Director Command

nx-c-centreon_kemp_loadbalancers

No

baskets/import/nep-network-kemp-load-balancer-02-command.json

Director Data List

[NX] Centreon Kemp Loadbalancers Mode List

No

baskets/import/nep-network-kemp-load-balancer-01-datalist.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-virtual-kemp-cluster

No

baskets/import/nep-network-kemp-load-balancer-03-host.json

Director Service Set

nx-ss-kemp-load-balancer-nodes

No

baskets/import/nep-network-kemp-load-balancer-05-serviceset.json

Director Service Set

nx-ss-kemp-load-balancer-cluster

No

baskets/import/nep-network-kemp-load-balancer-05-serviceset.json

Director Service Template

nx-st-agentless-snmp-centreon-kemp-loadbalancer

No

baskets/import/nep-network-kemp-load-balancer-04-service.json