ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
Network Edition


Monitoring ZCS Servers > Types of Notifications and Alerts Sent by ZCS

Types of Notifications and Alerts Sent by ZCS
The following is a list of notifications that are sent by ZCS.
Service status change notification
This notification is sent when service are stopped or restarted
Server Start Notification Message
Subject: Service <service_name> started on <zimbra_host>
Service status change: <zimbra_host> <service> changed from stopped to running
Server Stop Notification Message
Subject: Service <service_name> stopped on <zimbra_host>
Service status change: <zimbra_host> <service> changed from running to stopped
Disk usage notification
A warning alert email notification is sent to the admin account when disk space is low. The default is to send a warning alert when the threshold reaches 85% and a critical alert when the threshold reaches 95%
Subject: Disk <volume> at ##% on <zimbra_host>
Disk warning: <zimbra_host> <volume> on device <device_name> at ##%
Duplicate mysqld processes running notification
A script is executed to see if mysqld process is running to detect cases where corruption is likely to be caused. An email is generated if it finds more than 1 mysqld process running.
Subject: ZCS: Duplicate mysqld processes detected!
PID:$pid PPID:$ppid PGRP:$pgrp
CMD: $cmdline
More then $maxcnt mysqld processes are running Parent processes include: $procs This should be investigated immediately as it may lead to database corruption
SSL certificates expiration notification
A report runs on the first of each month and warns of certificates expiring with the next 30 days.
Subject: ZCS: SSL Certificates approaching expiration!
The Administration Console and CLI Certificate Tools guide provides instructions on how to replace you self-signed or commercial certificate.
http://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Administration_Console_and_CLI_Certificate_Tools SSL Certificate expiration checked with $0 on <zimbra_host>.
Daily report notification
When the logger package is installed, a daily mail report is automatically scheduled in the crontab. The report is sent daily to the administrator's mailbox.
Subject: Daily mail report for <day>
<daily report data>
Database integrity check notification
The MySQL database can be checked by running the zmdbintegrityreport automatically scheduled in the crontab to run on a weekly basis. A report is sent to the administrator’s mailbox.
Subject: Database Integrity check report for <zimbra_host>
Generating report can't run $cmd: $!
Database errors found.
$cmd --password=XXXXXXXX
<cmd output>
No errors found
command failed $!
Backup completion notification
When configuring the type of backups that should be run, you can set up to receive notification about the results of a backup session.
Subject: ZCS BackupReport:SUCCESS
Server: <server>
Type: incremental
Status: completed
Started: Fri, 2012/07/13 01:00:05.488 PDT
Ended: Fri, 2012/07/13 01:10:09.842 PDT
Redo log sequence range: 2 .. 2
Number of accounts: 500
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