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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 ...
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Zabbix Active Agents not working over the Internet

I have set up my Zabbix server to listen for the active agent which, after messing with my firewall and host names I got to appear green under the monitored status. I also configured the Agent on a ...
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Zabbix not collecting data

It's the first time that i install a Zabbix server on my dedicated server (debian 5). But zabbix cannot collect data from the server itself (no remote server, it's installed on the server i have to ...
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Monitor applications with zabbix [closed]

How to monitor applications(mysql, tomcat, ....) with zabbix? Please need step by step guide
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zabbix postfix gmail notification on ubuntu

How to perfectly configure zabbix gmail notification with postfix(relay to gmail) Actually this setup is working on my local machine but when I try to implement this on my real servers, email ...
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How can I monitor remote customer Windows/Linux PC's/Servers without opening a port in their firewall?

I work for an IT service provider - we support a range of Windows and Linux servers/PC's on our customer sites. I'm looking for a way to monitor basic stuff on these devices (e.g. disk space usage, ...
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How do I allow access to a service running on a Forefront TMG Server?

I'm setting up Zabbix for monitoring on our network. So far everything is going well, the agent is installed on all the servers. All the servers except the Forefront one are communicating with the ...
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Zabbix Proxy not collecting data

I have a working Zabbix 1.8.2 server collecting data for our office and our colo facility. However the link between the colo and office is flaky. What I'm trying to do is setup a proxy on the colo ...
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My server appears to have been hacked+ scanssh run by zabbix is it normal?

I'm running a few EC2/Scalr instances with zabbix monitoring. I received complaints about one of my servers port scanning other servers. the logs show it is accessing port 22 on consecutive IP ...
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Choosing a monitoring system for a dynamically scaling environment: Nagios v. Zabbix [closed]

When operating in the cloud and scaling boxes automatically, there are certain monitoring issues that one experiences. Sometimes we might be monitoring 10 boxes and sometimes 100. The machines will ...
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How to add another application to apache?

I was following the Zabbix installation tutorial for Ubuntu and it requested that I added a file /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default containing Alias /zabbix /home/zabbix/public_html/ ...
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Zabbix machine is going crazy with HD writes!

I recently installed Zabbix on a Ubuntu box I had sitting around. It's only monitoring 2 servers but I've noticed that it's continuously smashing the HD with writes. I don't remember Zabbix being this ...
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Best tool for monitoring backups, etc. and trending statstics from that data [closed]

I have done some research on nagios, opennms, and zenoss but am not confident that I have found what I am looking for. The main driving force for me right now is being able to monitor backups. This ...
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Configure Zabbix to send email notifications through Exim

I've been working through the installation and configuration of Zabbix over the past couple of days and I think I've finally got everything working... except the sending of notifications / alerts. ...
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SQlite and zabbix

Has anyone ever used sqlite as the only database for their zabbix server? I'll be monitoring a uplink ports on a couple hundred switches and a small number of other services such as radius or http ...
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How should I implement an email circuit test?

I want a high-level test that ensures that both incoming and outgoing email services are operating normally. I've achieved this by writing a python script which does this: Send a message with a ...
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How to query custom performance counters using Zabbix agent?

I was thinking of instead sending data to Zabbix Trapper I could send to Windows Performance monitor and then capture it using Zabbix Agent. Is it possible? How?