Client libraries and tools

Rackspace Monitoring provides the following additional libraries and tools that you can use to interact with the API.

Python: rackspace-monitoring Library

The Python client library for interacting with the API is based on the open source Apache Libcloud framework.

Ruby - rackspace-monitoring Library

The official Ruby client library is based on the open-source Fog library.

$ gem install rackspace-monitoring

Command line interface (CLI): Raxmon tool

You can use the Raxmon CLI utility to interact with the API.

$ pip install --upgrade rackspace-monitoring-cli

Integration resource: Rackspace Monitoring Cookbook

Rackspace Monitoring provides a cookbook for integrating with Opscode Chef. Use the following resources to learn how to do the integration: