OpenSolaris ZFS replication

I’ve had this goal for quite some time now, every since my employer went with Sun X4540 storage systems to serve as our data storage for backup applications. The goal was to handle data replication at the ZFS file system level, removing the need for application-level awareness of the file system replication.
A couple products from Sun seemingly accomplish this, one being ZFS via the ‘zfs send/recv’ function.
I will describe concepts and provide a basic script that be used to frequent volume snapshotting and replication.

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SNMPTT Zabbix trap handler

I’ve wondered how to integrate standard SNMP traps into Zabbix for some time, many of our systems are Dell’s with OpenManage installed. OpenManage supports sending SNMP traps to a monitoring station who receives them and then takes defined actions.
The components we will use to accomplish this are net-snmp, Zabbix, and SNMPTT. Net-SNMP will provide the trap receiver daemon, and if you choose to configure, a SNMP daemon as well for passive polling. The SNMP trap daemon will listen for incoming traps sent by hosts on your network, translate the trap from installed MIBs, and send the translated message to Zabbix using the zabbix_sender program.

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