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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

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?
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In Zabbix how to zero data when it doesn't come?

If a variable is expected to be fetched every minute, and it doesn't happen, the graph shows the last known value for all the timespan until the next known value. The expected behavior for me is that ...
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In Zabbix how to separate data of the same type but from different sources?

I have a machine that receives data from multiple sources. This machine forwards the data to the Zabbix Trapper. I want to be able to view this data separately. One way of doing that is to send data ...
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Does standard protocols provide additional info that zabbix_agentd doesn't?

On Windows, is there any variable that I can get via SNMP or IPMI, but I can't collect from a zabbix_agentd?
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Zabbix - Some of the monitored items don't refreh

I'm experiencing a strange issue with Zabbix monitoring a MySQL server. Most of the data from the server such as MySQL queries per second and MySQL uptime , Buffers memory etc. update nicely while ...
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Does Zabbix sum data over a period?

I know Zabbix handles numeric data in a way that it shows the absolute value for a given instant. But I have another type of data that accumulates over time (ie. number of bytes transmitted - not ...
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Is Zabbix the right tool for me?

I just want to monitor a small handful of servers (less than 10). From reading various places it sounds like the top leading contenders (for open source at least) are: nagios munin zabbix From ...
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Problem starting Zabbix server

When trying to start the Zabbix server, I get the following error: Starting zabbix_server: /usr/local/sbin/zabbix_server [29360]: Cannot open [/tmp/zabbix_server.log] [Permission denied] ...
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There is any monitoring hosted solution? [closed]

I know Zabbix and Nagios, but I don't know any company that host those services for others to use. I would like to find a solution that monitored at least some of my public URLs (if they are ...
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Zabbix. Math operations with items -> graph

I am using Zabbix 1.8 for network management reporting. I have an item, for example net.if.in[<if><,mode>] I need to build graph using value (net.if.in[<if><,mode>])/n, where ...
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Monitoring a ZFS Raid Pool on Ubuntu for Integrity and Performance

I set up ZFS on Ubuntu (via fuse) for a storage array at home and it has worked great for almost a year now, despite its 'beta' status. I log in and check the array every once in a while using: zpool ...
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LAMP monitoring by zabbix

Someone have experience with lamp monitoring ? I mean standard monitoring and slow queries monitoring for mysql, virtual hosts load as well. And alerting if something going not well. Cacti is very ...