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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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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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How to track disk usage in docker container with zabbix

Is possible to track disk usage in a docker container? When I connect the docker container agent in my zabbix server, it shows disk tracking only for: /etc/hostname, /etc/hosts, /etc/resolv.conf....
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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 calculate 20% change within one hour in Zabbix?

I have to compare two values changing in both directions (rising and falling) within an hour (items amount, for example). What formula may I use to calculate if the amount drops or rises on more than ...
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Statistics for database table in zabbix agent

How to configure collection of statistics from mysql database in zabbix agent? To be specific, I'm not sure I want to calculate rps for mysql (but it would be nice), rather, I have to make periodic ...
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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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Why does Zabbix Disk space usage graph have no data?

I have this graph with no data as shown here. My graph update time is 10s. Searching inside item's graph, I found these two. They have 1h and 1m as update time, respectively. Looking for the ...
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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"\"}," }'| ...
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In Zabbix, how do I prevent triggers from firing based on another trigger's status?

Here is my current setup: Basically, I have one trigger that runs a web scenario every 15 seconds to see if my service is online. Then, I have two other triggers that run web scenarios every 60 ...
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Error when creating template based trigger

I have a web check rule that does the following:- Use a web scenario to test the website is up or down Checks whetherthe domain is coming up to renewal Checks the SSL expiry date I am trying to ...
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Get current status from httptest (Zabbix)

I'm trying to use PHP/CURL to query Zabbix and find whether a service is available or not. From Zabbix Web interface, I get this screen, which shows the test and its status. Zabbix Web Interface I'...
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Zabbix - change display of Unix timestamp value to human readable?

I have a custom Item in Zabbix to check the date of the newest file in a particular folder. This is setup in Zabbix to store the data as "Numeric (unsigned)" with Data type "Decimal". This bit works ...
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unit zabbix-agent.service is masked

When i try to start/restart/stop/status the zabbix-agent service. I get the following error. I precise that I have made an install and then purged - removed it to install another version (upgrade). ...
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zabbix agent tls support

I'm installing zabbix agent on my machines and i've noticed that sometimes the agent doesn't have the TLS lines ### Option: TLSKeyFile # Full pathname of a file containing the agent private key. # ...
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How to configure port access with restrictions for zabbix agent and server using firewall?

I have my Agent / Server configured correctly, I know this because it was working. I just made changes to the firewall on the agent side restricting access on port 10050, but permitting the Server ...
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Zabbix : How to acheive 1s interval with active items?

Is it even possible/recommended ? We are trying to set up few active items configured with a 1 second interval. However those items don't keep up the desired interval, instead we are gathering a ...