September 2012 Entries

Zenoss Setup for Windows Servers

Recently I was saddled with standing up Zenoss for our enterprise. We're running about 1200 servers, so manually touching each box was not an option. We use LANDesk for a lot of automated installs and patching - more about that later.The steps below may not necessarily have to be completed in this order - it's just the way I did it.STEP ONE:Setup a standard AD user. We want to do this so there's minimal security exposure. Call the account what ever you want "domain/zenoss" for our examples.******************... ......