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Brocade SAN Switches


BrocadeMonitor allows you to monitor Brocade Storage Area Network (SAN) switches.


This ZenPack is included with commercial versions of Zenoss and enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.


Version 2.1.1- GitHub Repo: Released on 2014/10/23: Compatible with Zenoss Resource Manager 4.1.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 4.2.x, Zenoss Resource Manager 5.0.x


Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss platform 4.x
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.BrocadeMonitor, ZenPacks.zenoss.StorageBase

Configuring Brocade Devices to Allow SNMP Queries

Configure the Brocade devices to allow SNMP queries from the Zenoss platform server, and send SNMP v1 or SNMP v2 traps to the Zenoss platform server.

Configuring Zenoss platform

All Brocade devices must exist under the /Devices/Storage/Brocade device class.

  1. Navigate to the device or device class in the Zenoss platform interface.

    • If applying changes to a device class:
      1. Select the class in the devices hierarchy.
      2. Click Details.
      3. Select Configuration Properties.
    • If applying changes to a device:
      1. Click the device in the device list.
      2. Select Configuration Properties.
  2. Edit the appropriate configuration properties for the device or devices.

    Brocade Configuration Properties

    Name Description
    zSnmpCommunity Consult with your storage administrators to determine the SNMP community permitted
    zSnmpMonitorIgnore This should be set to False
    zSnmpPort The default port is 161
    zSnmpVer This should be set to v2c
  3. Click Save to save your changes. You will now be able to start collecting the Brocade switch metrics from this device.

Viewing Fibre Channel Port Information

To view the virtual servers, select Brocade Details.


Type Name
Modeler zenmodeler
Performance Collector zenperfsnmp


2.1.1 (2014-10-23)

  • Improve performance of FCPort component grid on Zenoss 5.