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Will reconfiguring Zabbix clear out the database?

I have a quick question. I need Zabbix to have access to CURL. However, I don't think that when it was installed the with-libcurl was set: ./configure --enable-server --enable-agent --with-mysql --...
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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 agent - high CPU usage

I am monitoring a host with the help of Zabbix and I noticed that Zabbix agent started using quite a lot of CPU cycles: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND ...
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How to monitor printer host status with zabbix

I need to monitor host status of printers from zabbix. I managed to monitor the inklevel via SNMP. Any ideas to monitor printer reachable or not ?
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Should zabbix server be online all the time [closed]

I am new to server management and unix. I want a monitoring solution for my personal web server. I want to try zabbix but I want to ask; does zabbix server have to be online always? or can I install ...
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How to send zabbix alert containing changed data?

Zabbix newbie here. (Using Zabbix 1.8.) I'm looking for documentation that will help me to configure following alert: Once per 15 minutes check whois example.com. If whois info is changed since ...
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How to read a keyword from a txt file in zabbix

I want to know is there are any solution for my to read the word "Error" from a txt file on solaris and Alert me where the Error is found. I tried to create a item of type zabbix agent active but it ...
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Alert when a file/directory upload has failed

I am using Ubuntu and needed to know if there is any way to produce an alert when a File copy/upload operation has failed. The scenario is as such: I have file xxxxx on my computer/server. However, ...
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Configure active zabbix agent

I'm having trouble configuring an active zabbix agent in 2.0. If I set DisablePassive=1 then it stops listening, but the master zabbix server just reports the node as not responding. How exactly ...
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Automated zabbix 2.0 install

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 ...
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Monitoring Tomcat Instance with Zabbix

Ok, a little back story first, We have a Tomcat instance that connects to multiple service providers as a sort of "gateway." This Tomcat instance will generate errors if it cannot connect to a given ...
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Monitoring over unreliable connection - Zabbix?

I have the following scenario: a small internal network behind a DSL connection with problems (short outages several times a month) AND a virtual server at a hosting company. I want to implement ...
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Automated Voice Calls from Zabbix to Cell Phone at 3am?

Is there a way to have Zabbix place a call to a given user's cell phone in case of high priority issues that happen at 3am? My original plan was to use Asterisk and Festival as part of a Zabbix alert ...
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Monitoring tool which does not average data over time [closed]

I am looking for a monitoring system like Cacti which doesn't loose data over a time, all the tools I have found use rrd files which averages the data as time goes by. I would like a to be able to go ...
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How to set up Zabbix to monitor SQL Server Failover Active-Passive Cluster?

It should be simple, so it is just most likely my approach being totally off and someone will hopefully prod me into the right direction. We have a Zabbix 2.0.3 server instance set up monitoring a ...
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Zabbix run action(remote command) manualy

Zabbix version: 2.0 Is there any way to run action(remote command) manualy from web interface? I didn't find any
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Zabbix not getting data for one filesystem

I have Zabbix monitoring disk space for several volumes on several servers. It works fine on all of them except for one of the volumes on one of the servers which always reports as 0. However, when I ...
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Start Zabbix at boot on Ubuntu 12.04 precise

I followed the documentation on installing Zabbix from source and it is working great, except that zabbix_server and zabbix_agentd do not automatically start when the system is booted. I found that ...
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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: Comment:...
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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 Vlan1</...
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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 (images/css/...
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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: logrt["/var/logs/error_[0-9]{1,3}....
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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 ERRORs:...