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I'm trying to automate the install of the Zabbix server. I had used the 1.8 Ubuntu packages before but am now compiling from source to get the 2.0.4 version. The install instructions appear to use an interactive PHP interface but I'd like to get this automated.

Can I just setup the DB form the SQL files and copy the config files as required? Or is there perhaps an automated installer?

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Interactive PHP interface just creates file zabbix.conf.php If you copy this file, and then you won't need interactive installer.

And a little hiht: to get properly conffigured package, with dependencies, debconf automation of some actions and so on, you may just backport packages from Debian Unstable

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Just creating the config file seems to be enough (though I found a template in the src directory instead of going through the installer). – edA-qa mort-ora-y Feb 20 '13 at 17:31

For me the autoinstallation did not point apache2 at the zabbix directory.

I had to create int zabbix # ln -s /usr/share/zabbix /var/www/ int zabbix # ls -al !$ ls -al /var/www/ total 12 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Feb 4 01:28 . drwxr-xr-x 13 root root 4096 Feb 4 00:59 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 177 Feb 4 01:01 index.html lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 17 Feb 4 01:28 zabbix -> /usr/share/zabbix

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