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Snmpd update interface counters slowly or something like this

I update one my freebsd box to 9-stable (totally new installation) and install net-snmp for monitoring. uname -r 9.1-PRERELEASE pkg_info net-snmp-5.7.1_7 Information for net-snmp-5.7.1_7: ...
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Zabbix trigger for text item

I have an item in zabbix 2.0 with "Type of information" set to text. When everything is normal, it should say "optimal". How do I create a trigger for it saying anything other than "optimal"? I ...
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Monitor RESTful API Web Service with Zabbix

We have a RESTful API web service that we would like to monitor with Zabbix. We have sample JSON scripts that check the functionality of the API service. I understand that Zabbix can do simple web ...
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Using Zabbix to monitor a forward proxy server

I need to be notified when our proxy server goes down. Currently I have a bash script that tests the proxy functionality: CHECKRESULT=(curl -s --proxy 4.83.58.205:80 checkip.dyndns.com | awk '{print ...
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Zabbix and time series data from old-school devices

We should monitor and log ~1000 devices (1..4 sensor per device). SMS and email alert and the common functions are required if anything going wrong. I think we instead of developing the whole ...
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Zabbix Log Monitoring - Duplicate alerts

I am configured Zabbix to monitor my Jboss Server logs for Erros and exclude some know errors. This setup is working, Zabbix will send me alerts when there is a new "ERROR" entry in the log file, but ...
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Zabbix graph of item from different hosts

How can I get Zabbix to display the same item from multiple hosts in a single graph? I wish to compare the item on different hosts.
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Workaround for starting zabbix agent on Ubuntu. update-rc.d LSB mismatch

I am trying to run the zabbix-agent (1.8.1) on boot on Ubuntu (lucid 10.04). Zabbix is installed just fine, and it manually starts just fine with /etc/init.d/zabbix-agent start However it doesn't ...
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Tuning zabbix: What is the number of proceesses deemed to be reasonable on a server

Yes, so I am getting to grips (and loving) zabbix, and have started the process of fine-tuning the alerts. I have this alert that is triggered on a linux server for having over 300 processes. Now, ...
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zabbix import trigger template

i am importing a zabbix template, the items load successfully snippet of the xml template: <triggers> <trigger> <description>PING response on ...
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zabbix monitoring mysql database

I have a server running multiple instances of mysql and also has the zabbix-agent running. In zabbix_agentd.conf i have specified: UserParameter=multi.mysql[*],mysqladmin --socket=$1 -uzabbixagent ...
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Web page monitoring with performance statisitcs, also web transactions

Do any of the open source monitoring applications do the following: download a web page, and provide a detailed breakdown of how long it took to download the page and all its elements ...
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Zabbix - send a trap to a SNMP server

How to generate a SNMP trap per event (custom media type script?) to a SNMP server/another monitoring tool ? If so, how to pass the community + OID as arguments to the media type script? By default, ...
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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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Monitoring VPS using Cacti/Zabbix?

I just got a VPS (CentOS on Virtuzzo) and need to monitor the load, bandwidth etc, preferably with graphs. I came across cacti, nagios, zabbix but they seem to be for monitoring large number of ...
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Exchange - Memory Pages per Second Bursting

I just started monitoring an Exchange server (SBS 2003) using Zabbix yesterday, and during the night I received several alerts for the Memory Pages per Second indicator acting bursty and jerky: ...
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Zabbix server sends too many notifications

I've recently installed Zabbix server on a VPS and am very happy with it. I've installed the client on appr. 6-7 other VPSs and everything works fine. The interface is smooth, and it produces some ...
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Monitoring tool with custom views / templates?

i am currently looking for an open-source monitoring solution like zabbix and icinga. While these both seem to be very powerful for monitoring generic states of hard- and software, I am missing ...
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zabbix on a Dreamhost shared-server

I had some severe performance problem lately on my dreamhost shared server, and eventually they disabled some of my domains. At the end of a long discussion with "support" i understood that the ...
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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: ...
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Monitorig ZFS io with Zabbix [closed]

I need to monitor per-zpool IO stats (number of reads, number of writes, size of reads, size of writes) with Zabbix. Is there a script for that? kstat provides only agregate data (all zpools summed ...
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Monitoring with Zabbix: Reducing granularity?

I've setup Zabbix on a small VPS recently and got it to monitor three other VPS's. Already we've got about 9.8 incoming values per second and the load on the Zabbix server are already topping. It's ...
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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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Cannot login to zabbix Server as “Admin”

Just installed zabbix server on ubuntu, but i am unable to login as "Admin" without password, as the Doc stated.
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Zabbix does not send emails

I'm trying to configure zabbix with email notifications. I read many docs about it already, but I must be missing something still, because it doesn't work... What I have configured at the moment: ...
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Simple program or script to check load time of web page [closed]

I'm looking for a simple program or script, you give it a URL and it does the following: checks whether it can open a connection to that URL and reports how long the response time is checks how long ...
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Monitoring tools that can take high rate and high volume? [closed]

We're using Cacti with RRDTool to monitor and graph about 100,000 counters spread across about 1,000 Linux-based nodes. However, our current setup generally only gives us 5-minute graphs (with some ...
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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 - Windows equivalent

I'm currently using SpiceWorks to administer my network. I've heard much about Zabbix and would like to use it, but I'm a Windows guy and don't know much about Linux/Unix. Is there a free Windows ...
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Error when trying to add Zabbix calculated item

I am trying to add a calculated item based on a web scenario response time. I am trying to add an item like so: avg("web.test.time[fut_perf,index,resp]", #5)+avg("web.test.time[fut_perf,about,resp]" ...
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Understanding Zabbix Triggers

I have zabbix set with an item to monitor a log file on a zabbix client: log["/var/log/program_name/client.log","ERROR:","UTF-8",100] And a trigger to determine when that log file get's more ...
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Synthetic transactions - converting From OneSight to Zabbix

We are currently in the process of converting our monitoring solution from OneSight to Zabbix. We have Zabbix up and running and monitoring our hardware, perf counters and software errors. We use ...
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Zabbix: What does “Questions” mean in “MySQL Command Counters”?

I have Zabbix monitoring a MySQL server, the MySQL Command Counter chart is nice, but a large portion of the graph shows massive Questions, Unlike SELECT or INSERT, what does Question mean in MySQL ...
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Can I trigger on ZBX_NOTSUPPORTED with Zabbix?

I'm trying to check if my configuration management system is running on my servers. It is pretty easy to use it to distribute a Zabbix configuration that will test if the CMS is running. However, ...
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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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Zabbix - check not supported by agent

A check that looks pretty standard fails on the zabbix agent. The check is not supported on the web interface. Checking via console does that too: % zabbix_get -s 127.0.0.1 -p 10050 -k ...
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Can I install packages from the EPEL 6 repository on CentOS 5.2?

Further to this question: yum package conflict installing mysqlclient package I noticed that the EPEL 6 repository has Zabbix 1.8.4 rpm's. Can I point CentOS 5.2 at this repository and install ...
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yum package conflict installing mysqlclient package

I'm trying to build and install Zabbix 1.8 on my CentOS 5.2 server. This server has MySQL 5.0 installed from the standard CentoOS 5.2 repository. ./configure ... is failing because of: configure: ...
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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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Log monitoring using Zabbix

I am trying to monitor a log file using Zabbix 1.8.4. I created an item using the following details: Host: Zabbix server Description: logger_test Type: Zabbix agent (active) Key: ...
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Extract number of users connected to IPSsec/L2tpd server

We have a new corporate VPN server running Ipsec (Openswan) + xl2tpd + pppd. When a user connects, pppd runs the /etc/ppp/auth-up script which logs the time and username that has connected to ...
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How can I monitor Linux servers port usage using zabbix?

How can i verify my linux server is currently used by anybody through ssh or any other port like 80. Any way to monitor this through zabbix ? Thanks for the great help
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Zabbix Server with Multiple NIC (one on different VLAN) - Monitor a host from both NIC?

Basically we have many of servers configured for internal use only. I want to ensure the internal services are preserved as internal by checking a host using the local subnet (allowed - this checks if ...
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using zabbix to monitor vmware datastores

The current vmware infrastructure is a mix of ESX and ESXi at 3, 3.5 and 4.1 releases. What I would like to achieve is being able to monitore the free space of the datastores through zabbix which is ...
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Zabbix send nightly status reports

Is it possible to define a custom report for Zabbix to email at a specified time each day? We have people who just want daily summary reports delivered to their inboxes (they do not have access to ...
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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]". ...
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BixData or Zabbix?

I've been using Ganglia to monitor my single Mac OSX server which runs Apache and MySQL. I'm ok with it. Now we are upgrading our servers, 6 IBM X3650 M3 and 2 Fujitsu servers. 2 IBM for Apache ...
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MySQL DB causing high IO running Zabbix server

My VPS host is complaining that I am using by far the highest IO on the host. Im running a Zabbix monitoring server with a MySQL innodb database. The VPS has 512MB ram. I dont understand why the ...