Zabbix agent is deployed on a monitoring target to actively monitor local resources and applications (hard drives, memory, processor statistics etc).

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#Zabbix, extract all values from a file

I have several files located on a host, that i would like to graph and trigger them I played around with the parameter. It seems to read the content of the file. but I fail to capture the separate ...
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Zabbix auto remove unreachable host

I need to delete automatically my unreachable/down host in zabbix. All host are monitored using active agent hence network discovery auto delete is not handy/useful in my case. I have written a ...
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How can i add switch in zabbix?

How can I add a host in zabbix ? like switch sf200-24p not support with SNMP. Note: the switch sf200-24 is support with LLDP protocol.
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how to monitor java jre 8 on zabbix via JMX technology

how to monitor java jre 8 that running on tomcat8 via jmx technology? server os is ubuntu 14.04 LTS and monitoring platform is zabbix 2.2.
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Zabbix JMX custom java app monitoring

We are trying to monitor a custom java app and retrieve JMX data from that host . I've tried to figure out the issue for the past 2 days but with no success . Unfortunately zabbix documentation does ...
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Zabbix: Monitor child spawn rate

We have set up zabbix to monitor our infrastructure, and our security team denied us to run custom scripts through zabbix. This makes our lives a bit harder to find solutions which don't require ...
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How do I configure zabbix to add containers dynamically and monitor them across servers that have agents?

I am struggling with discovering and monitoring dynamic (i.e. moving) containers across multiple physical servers and affiliating the results with the container service, not the server on which the ...
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Zabbix active check monitoring issue

I am new to zabbix monitoring tool, and I am facing some issues while configuring active check based monitoring. The Zabbix server is hosted in AWS cloud and the server to be monitored is placed in a ...
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Zabbix: How can I monitor whether remote commands are enabled?

I have a problem with some zabbix triggers not firing due to the fact that EnableRemoteCommands hasn't been enabled on certain hosts. I tried to address this by adding a trigger specifically checking ...
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Zabbix Graphs Show No Data When Data is Available in Latest Data

I have an issue when I make a graph and Add Total Memory, it says that there is no data. I also have other details such as Available Memory and Used Memory which are working on the same graph. If I ...
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Zabbix-agent unreachable

One of the servers monitored by Zabbix is not reachable. I have no idea why as this works normally with other servers. The zabbix-agent service on the monitored server is running. We have several ...
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Zabbix: MySQL service monitor - invalid entry when restarting zabbix-agent

Take the following situation: zabbixserver: httpd, mysql-server, zabbix 2.2.11 with local database databaseserver: mysql-server zabbixserver monitors the local mysql database correctly. ...
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zabbix user unable to execute sudo mysqladmin ping

I am trying to check whether MySql is up by using a UserParameter in zabbix. UserParameter looks like this. UserParameter=mysql.ping,sudo mysqladmin ping | grep -c alive | wc -l When I execute ...
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zabbix_agent + socat hanging with close_wait

I have the following setup: remote devices running active zabbix_agentd (version 2.0) using socat to tunnel through an HTTPS proxy. On the server side: Apache with a proxy service allowing CONNECT to ...
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How to turn off triggers for a specific period?

I have an action which ping the zabbix agents of my servers and a trigger which notifies if there are more than 3 minutes without answer. The expression is: {template_zabbix_agent:agent.ping.nodata(...
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Zabbix's UserParameter returns two value and none is correct

I have created user parameter measure speed of the writes on the iscsi lun that looks as such: UserParameter=write.perf.mon[*], mytime="$(time -p (dd if=/dev/zero of=$1 oflag=direct bs=4k count=1000)...
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zabbix_agentd ERROR: cannot add user parameter "mysql.status[*]

Zabbix agent complains when trying to start: Starting Zabbix agent: zabbix_agentd [...]: ERROR: cannot add user parameter "mysql.status[*],echo "show global status where Variable_name='$1';" | HOME=/...
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Zabbix file system autodiscovery does not kick in

I have the following set up Zabbix server 2.2.2 Zabbix agent 2.2.2 I have the agent running on several Ubuntu 14.04 servers which have Template Linux OS applied on them. For some reason, the file ...
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How can I made zabbix-agent to auto-discover the zabbix-server?

I am looking for a setup where I do not have to configure the address of the zabbix server in each zabbix-agent, something similar to DNS auto-discovery used by salt. Is this possible or is missing ...
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Zabbix active check traffic

My conundrum is as follows... I have a Zabbix (2.2) server and agent up and running. The server does all kinds of passive check on the agent -- everything here is working as intended. The problem is ...
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Zabbix Cannot Get Value From Agent [closed]

I am attempting to connect Zabbix to a host and am getting the error: Get value from agent failed: cannot connect to [[xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx]:10050]: [4] Interrupted system call I am not sure why this ...
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How Can I Have An Action Run On Hosts Where A Given Trigger Is Already “True?”

Setup: Zabbix 2.4 | RHEL 6.4 I'm configuring a method to allow Zabbix Agentd services to automatically update their own binaries when a trigger is thrown (using Git as the vessel). Two triggers are ...
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zabbix network interface app shows no items for CentOS VM

I'm using a Ubuntu VM as Zabbix server and Zabbix agent1, and a CentOS VM as Zabbix agent 2. And when I look at the overview at the property "Incoming network traffic on eth0", only Zabbix agent1 (the ...
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How can I install the Zabbix agent without yum on RHEL 6? [closed]

I am testing Zabbix locally on CentOS 6 but this will be installed and configured on Red Hat without having yum. All the instructions I have found online give me guides for yum. Is there a package ...
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Many zabbix-proxy, many zabbix-agent. Stop notification

I have a lot of zabbix-proxy who take care of lot of server with zabbix agent. Each zabbix-proxy have around 10 zabbix agent under him. If server who run proxy crash, I got 11 notification (proxy + ...
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Bulk Gathering of Numerous Discovered Items

(This is for Zabbix 2.2.2.) I have a discovery rule that can return 100+ items that I'd like to monitor. Each item's data can be gathered by a UserParameter invoking a separate executable. ...
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Zabbix not collecting data from Apache for Windows

I have a Zabbix 2.2 installation and I need to monitor a Windows Server running Apache. I have enabled mod_status, installed zapache (https://www.zabbix.org/wiki/Docs/howto/apache_monitoring_script#...
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Zabbix jmx check availability

Sometimes in my zabbix I see so my JMX agent is unavailable, if anyone knows a way to monitor the status of the JMX agent, whether it is possible ?
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Zabbix - service restart

I have zabbix monitoring multiple servers (linux and windows). Is it possible to have zabbix automate services that they are down to automatically restart? Thanks, Karl
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Zabbix: How do I configure a Trigger which will check if a specific value has been changed in the last 10 minutes?

I've been given the task to monitor a specific value in some MySQL server database, I need to raise a notification if the value has not been changed in the last 10 minutes. I've added to the ...
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Zabbix triggers, send mails to specific email IDs, which are not a user in Zabbix

I recently started with Zabbix for monitoring around 150 VMs. These VMs are used for development purpose only and have been assigned to specific owners. The owners do not have a user in Zabbix, as it ...
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Zabbix : Trigger Dependency not working Agent(Not reachable)-depends on>Proxy(Not reachable)

We have proxy-agent relationship in which I want to make agent not reachable trigger to be dependent on proxy not reachable. Setup we have say for example : Zabb-Prxy(Proxy) monitors Zabb-Agnt(Agent)....
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Stop Zabbix notification for nodes under zabbix-proxy when proxy service is down

I have a zabbix-proxy and 12 nodes in that proxy. Right now whenever proxy service goes down. It send out of reach mail for all the 12 nodes. I want to send mail only for the zabbix proxy not for the ...
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How do I call an external app in zabbix 2.2?

I have an app that reports the status of another app. It does a little more than just check if the app is in the process list. It returns 0 if OK and -1 if error. How would I call this app through ...
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What dose these units means in zabbix?

When i try to set some items for my disk read and write, I found it by vfs.dev.read and vfs.dev.writefor zabbix-agent. This item contain a parameter named type which some of them are unknown for me. ...
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Update zabbix-agent mysql credentials

I want to monitor my mysql server with zabbix. So i've created a mysql user called zabbix. The user got a secret password. Now is my question where i can update the password in the zabbix config? I ...
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Zabbix with active checks

In Zabbix 2.0 I have configured zabbix agents to be active and disabled passive checks. I've also configured the host to automatically add these hosts to the "Discovered Hosts" host group. However, ...
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Add Zabbix S.M.A.R.T. monitor to ESXi 5

I have a ESXi 5.1 host with 3 Hard Disk (1 SSD, 2 Magnetic) and I want to monitor them, especially for the S.M.A.R.T Data, that is critical and preannunce an HDD break. Since I'm really unfamiliar ...
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Problems with vfs.file.exists on Zabbix 2.0

I'm having problems with vfs.file.exists on Zabbix 2.0.6 on a 64-bit Fedora 19 box. 2.0.6 is the latest version available from the Fedora yum repository, at the time of writing. I want to check for ...
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Is it safe to expose zabbix_agentd to public internet?

One of my machine set by a third party contractor is running zabbix_agentd in the network that can be accessed from the Internet (i.e. no firewall port blocking) I want to ask, it is safe? Is the ...
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Agent interfaces settings in Zabbix for Active agents?

I need to run a ZABBIX setup, where some of my agents is behind firewalls, so the Zabbix server can't connect to the agent. Every item is setup to be using Zabbix agent (Active) and i got data as ...
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Zabbix monitoring system [closed]

I want to monitor some things and I was wondering what of the following can be done using Zabbix easily, what can be done with some extra effort and what can't be done with it: All computers are ...
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What item-key to monitor when looking for CPU interrupts in Zabbix 1.8.2

What is the proper item-key to monitor when looking for CPU interrupts caused by NICs.
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How to get the Log file name that we are monitoring using Zabbix?

I am trying to get the log file's name that we are monitoring using zabbix. Is there a way to do this? I created one item in zabbix to monitor log file like this: logrt["/var/logs/error_[0-9]{1,3}....
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Getting started with Zabbix

We run a small startup and just began interesting ourselves in monitoring our machines properly. The choice fell on Zabbix, which fits well into our criteria of requirements. I've setup the Zabbix ...
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Zabbix - Populate Item with SQL Server Query

I'm trying to track a process that locks up regularly. It's a funky program that we have no control over. I'm trying to find a good way to track when the program stops responding. I have a query ...
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Zabbix “Application” monitoring - How do I detect a “hung” frozen application

I have Zabbix Server on Ubuntu working... I have an Agent install on my Windows server. Template_Windows works wonders and gives me all sorts of stats that I'm happy to play with... The problem is ...
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Zabbix 1.8.2 agent does not work when monitored Debian system has IPv6 enabeld

We have a Zabbix Server 1.8.2 running on an Debian VM - installed from the repositories of Squeeze. Also, we are installing Zabbix 1.8.2 agents in various other VMs, most of them running Debian, ...
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Time is off in Zabbix graphs

I have two instances of zabbix running on two different RHEL servers. Data presented in web user interface on one are off by 2 hours and on the other by 3 hours (ahead). For example instead of 15:00 ...
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how to get CPU utilization in zabbix from Windows server?

I'm trying to monitor CPU utilization of windows 7 32bit PC (C2D E8400) using zabbix. I tried both "perf_counter[\Processor Information(_Total)\% Processor Time]" and "system.cpu.util[,system,avg5]". ...