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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 server port 10051 is blocked in firewall and need to use only 80 port

I have a zabbix server installed in ubuntu 18.04 in AWS cloud and setup the domain & SSL. The AWS server has a nginx web server running in port 80 & 443 and apache2 is configured in 7526. Only ...
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zabbix agent vs agent2

I am working on deploying Zabbix in our organization and comparing zabbix agent vs agent2 I found following link which is useful, https://www.zabbix.com/documentation...ent_comparison I just have a ...
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Permission denied zabbix

im trying to monitoring the log from httpd but i have this error: [root@localhost httpd]# tail -f /var/log/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.log 2446:20210304:102535.671 agent #0 started [main process] 2451:...
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Ansible Windows install a service only if does not exist

I need to configure a service with ansible on Windows OS, but there are servers that has the service installed and others don't have. How can I specify in ansible playbook to install the service only ...
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How to run zabbix agent as root in Ubuntu 14.04?

We have some legacy servers which runs on ubuntu 14.04 and we need to execute zabbix-agentd as root for getting some performance information. zabbix-agentd version = 5.0 I've followed this guide but ...
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CouchDB template for Zabbix not working

I have CouchDB2 and template found on GitHub https://github.com/wanadev/zabbix-agent-extension-couchdb3. I know this template is for version 3 but I went and gave it a try since the templates for ...
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Zabbix server and client with 2 IP-addresses

Zabbix server-5, Debian 10.4. Data from remote hosts are collected via Zabbix Proxy ( zbp1 ). Scheme of connection is on image below. Remote host connects via his ISP #1 to main office using VPN-...
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Zabbix Server 5.0 and Docker template on zabbix_agent 2 makes all other templates stop working

I have been testing the docker monitoring for a while now. It works and would be great to use it in PROD. Now I have some issues with it. I have an Unbuntu 18.04 and a Centos 8 host zabbix_agent2 ...
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Zabbix active agent can't connect to Zabbix server - connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

I am already using active agents on other servers and everything works really nice. I've performed installation of Zabbix agent on new server and I've set the same config as in other active agents. ...
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username\password in zabbix agent config file for Postgres monitoring?

reading the guide on configuring Agent 2 for Postgres Monitoring with Zabbix it mentions ... "Set the user name and password in host macros ({$PG.USER} and {$PG.PASSWORD}) if you want to override ...
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Zabbix Discovery Rule | Multiple Values | Not Supported & Item does not allow parameters

I am trying to fetch windows process metrics and facing some difficulties. To begin with I created a new template, added a discovery rule and named the key win.process.metrics Then I created 2 item ...
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zabbix agent2 linux items

I run zabbix 5.0 together with agent2 (for redis), but I also want to collect all standard linux items. (with Template OS Linux by Zabbix agent) This fails... the "Template DB PostgreSQL Agent ...
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Issue in setting up Docker container monitroing through zabbix

I have setup a Zabbix Server and a Client. Docker containers are running on Client, I'm unable to retrieve the data for the Containers. Following error is occuring when I'm checking the status through ...
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Zabbix active agent can't connect to server - interrupted system call

I'm running the active Zabbix agents on all the servers in my production environment, however two of them aren't able to connect to the Zabbix server. All I've got to go on in the Zabbix logs is ...
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Zabbix - Value “1” of type “string” is not suitable for value type “Numeric (unsigned)”

I get this error when I changed the custom command from an application that prints to STDOUT to shell script that runs curl and produces the same output to STDOUT. What's going on here?
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Zabbix - Closing problems when recovery expression is met

I have a script on a Linux machine performing a check on our DB which results in either OK or KO depending on the result (good or bad). I have configured a UserParameter in the Zabbix Agent ...
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zabbix smtp check fails with working smtp server

I use a zabbix 2.2.7 to monitor our servers. I mostly use zabbix-agent with active checks as many of the monitored machines are behind NAT. One of the checks on all linux servers is net.tcp.service[...
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Could Zabbix agent store measurements what the agent gathers?

I'm newbie of Zabbix. In my project, I'm using Zabbix to know loads of server like CPU usage. I'm going to investigate loads of poor server with using Zabbix in the future. Then, the poor server ...
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ZABBIX : Should I need to add the ListenIP in all my host machines zabbix-agentd.conf file?

zabbix-agentd.conf file in HOST: ### Option: ListenIP # List of comma delimited IP addresses that the agent should listen on. # First IP address is sent to Zabbix server if connecting to ...
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Zabbix - Create a trigger and make sure it doesn't resolve ever

Title: Zabbix - Create a trigger and make sure it always stays in problem state. Any suggestion on creating a trigger that always stays in problem state? I have a trigger with 4 expression and I ...
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How to check that a process is running under specific Windows user with Zabbix

I wonder if it's possible to monitor if a Windows application is running under specific user or not. Let's say there are 2 Win users (accounts) on the server: User 1 has application.exe running all ...
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Occasional Timeouts with Zabbix agents behind an AWS Network Load Balancer

My architecture in AWS is as follows: There are 2 identical zabbix agents (based on zabbix/zabbix-agent:centos-4.0.11) each one running on a different EC2 instance. Zabbix server runs on a third ...
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How to monitor HTTP URLs by Zabbix agents

​​​​​​​I have a monitoring scenario that I want to monitors some HTTP URLs that are in a LAN and send the results to the Zabbix server on the Internet. Zabbix can be used for monitoring HTTP URLs ...
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Zabbix Userparameter Empty Value Trigger

Could someone help me to fire a trigger when an item is receiving an empty value from zabbix-agent? By using item string type I can use strlen function, but what about integer type? What is the ...
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How to get the Zabbix Puppet module to work with SELinux

I'm writing a Puppet module to install Zabbix onto a Puppet agent. Everything is working as intended, but SELinux isn't playing nicely with Zabbix. I'm getting the following error from SELinux in the ...
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Received empty response from Zabbix Agent at [X.X.X.X]. Assuming that agent dropped connection because of access permissions

I have a Zabbix configuration problem here in the company a few days ago. I'm having this error on the hosts page in the Settings portion. I have already done several tests, being: Agent and Server ...
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Zabbix Folder Monitoring Configuration

I am currently a beginner in Zabbix, and I want to set up monitoring of files when they are stopped in a folder. I work in a company that already has a monitoring system only to see if a certain ...
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Creating a Zabbix item on the zabbix server to ping agentless host machine where vm (with agent) runs on

We're working with Zabbix (2.4.7), i'm going to call this the zabbix server. The zabbix server has many machines which it is monitoring. The machines have zabbix agent installed on them. The machines ...
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Zabbix and logrt.count doesn't get data

I'm running Debian and Zabbix 3.4. I've created a custom item with the following syntax: logrt.count["/var/log/^req_log.*.txt$","TIMEOUT"] I'm trying to detect any log file in the format ...
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Zabbix Discovery JSON Errors

I've got a Zabbix discovery rule for Windows servers to run a powershell script and return some SQL instance and database names. This Zabbix agent version (3.4.6) and configuration is working ...
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no active checks on server [xx.xxx.xx.xx:10051]: host [host] not monitored

I am using Zabbix Active Agent to monitor hosts over the network but getting "no active checks on server [xx.xxx.xx.xx:10051]: host [host1] not monitored." errors only in one host with same exact ...
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Zabbix disk space monitoring using active agent in linux server

Zabbix server is giving same value for all linux servers upon disk space monitoring using Zabbix Active Agents. I am using Zabbix server 3.2. Please help.
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“Couldn't resolve host name: Could not resolve host:” in Zabbix

Getting "Couldn't resolve host name: Could not resolve host: example.zabbixagent.com; Name or service not known" in Zabbix server although DNS and hostname of Zabbix Active Agent is correct. Is this a ...
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Send notification upon Zabbix active agent shut down

I have configured zabbix server with zabbix active agents but I am not able to get notifications when zabbix active agents shut down. I have no issue getting email notifications when active agents ...
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Zabbix item key is unsupported for some servers, but not for others

My Zabbix instance has basic item keys that are returning "Unsupported Key item: for some servers, but not for others. The one key that sticks out: Name Key Type ...
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Zabbix - monitoring version numbers of software on a server (Drupal websites)

I have a web server that is running the Zabbix Agent (3.4.x), reporting the normal stuff back to a Zabbix Server. The web server runs a number of websites based on common software (Drupal, Magento etc)...
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Zabbix Agent Wont Discover Services with Remote Script

I'm trying to create template that relies on PowerShell scripts which enumerates the services on a remote Window server. It should then create an item for each service that defaults to disabled where ...
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How to correctly configure PHP settings on Zabbix installation? [closed]

I'm currently installing Zabbix on RedHat Enterprise Linux 7. I'm stuck at PHP configuration. Here you can see all PHP configurations required for Zabbix. Running cat /etc/httpd/conf.d/zabbix.conf I ...
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Zabbix active agent - check Internet uptime

I'm rolling out Zabbix agents to client servers using Active checks. I'd like to monitor the uptime/downtime of their Internet connection. My first thought was an item using net.tcp.service[http, 8....
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Zabbix - options for Proxy on a Windows server

I need to monitor remote customer sites that are only Windows based, with no virtualisation. I'd like to run the Zabbix Proxy on the server so I can monitor the rest of the network. As there's no ...
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Zabbix - Active agents - disable warning for “Unreachable..”

I'm trying to roll out Zabbix to some remote Windows servers. As I can't run a Zabbix Proxy on Windows, I'm using the agent in Active mode and opening a port on my incoming connection to the Zabbix ...
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Zabbix: What is the difference between `HostMetadata` and `HostMetadataItem`?

Question = headline ;-) Official docs here. I've read this example too, but still don't have a clue. Additional question: How can I specify multiple meta items? E.g. env=staging,server=db. I would ...
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What are passive checks good for on Zabbix?

Official docs here. Passive checks = Zabbix server polling Active checks = Zabbix client (agent) pushing What is the advantage of passive checks? It requires an additional port on the clients to ...
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Zabbix: Open port 10050 on client necessary?

Running Zabbix on AWS. The client's Security Group's port 10050 was closed and everything still seems to work. Can someone explain what it is used for?
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Capture Nginx_status to zabbix (v3 or above)

i want to know if there is a template for capturing nginx_status to zabbix. recently searched for hours but their template just work for earlier version. Thank you in advance
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How to config Zabbix item read data from port and create graphs?

I am new to Zabbix. I send data from fluentd client to zabbix server port 10050. My question is How should I config Zabbix item to read this data from port and generate graph for it. My data is like ...
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Zabbix- agent hostname no dns

I have two windows computers with agents installed. I have setup my host on Zabbix Server. The agents(from home) can communicate with Zabbix server(AWS) via VPN. VPN has been confirmed and is up. ...
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Get value from agent failed: TCP successful, cannot establish TLS to ][0.0.0.0]:10050]: connection closed by peer

The color of ZBX Availability is changing into red from green and getting following error message on Zabbix Active Check monitoring: "Get value from agent failed: TCP successful, cannot establish ...
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Zabbix monitor Antivirus products status

i'm trying to monitor all antivirus software installed on windows computer. now, i do this: zabbix_agentd.conf: UserParameter=product_state,wmic /NAMESPACE:\\root\SecurityCenter2 PATH ...
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Value should be a JSON object error in Zabbix

I have the following script:- #!/bin/bash echo "{" echo "\"data\":[" grep -hoR server_name.* /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/|sed 's/[^ ]* //'|sed 's/.$//'|awk -F"/" '{ print "{\"{#URL}\":\""$1"\"}," }'| ...