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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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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 agent multipath?

I have some VMs where Zabbix agents are used to gather metrics. Since these VMs are on several different physical hosts it would only be very natural to run a Zabbix proxy on each of these hosts and ...
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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 Log Monitoring - Duplicate alerts ..Received multiple alerts [duplicate]

I have configured Zabbix to monitor my java application log for string "None of the configured nodes are available". Everything is working fine, Zabbix will send me alerts when there is a new String "...
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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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How to force Zabbix to remove auto discovered hosts for AWS ELB deployment

I have auto scaling group with elastic load balancer in AWS, auto discovery based on zabbix agent in an IP range works well, I can also remove hosts based on certain values recived from UserParameter ...
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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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Zabbix: What are passive checks good for?

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 ...
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Zabbix Active Agent

I set up a Zabbix-Server and installed on some other Servers the Zabbix-Agent. Now I want to add some items which require Zabbix Agent(Active). So I configured my agents, set ServerActive to my ...
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Meaning of Zabbix user parameter syntax

I am using Zabbix agent v2.2.2. I have added some user parameters and got them working but I don't understand what codes in their outputs mean. I use normal user parameter syntax. (UserParameter=<...
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#Zabbix, extract all values from a file

I have several files located on a host, that i would like to graph and trigger them I played around with the parameter. It seems to read the content of the file. but I fail to capture the separate ...
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Zabbix auto remove unreachable host

I need to delete automatically my unreachable/down host in zabbix. All host are monitored using active agent hence network discovery auto delete is not handy/useful in my case. I have written a ...
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How can i add switch in zabbix?

How can I add a host in zabbix ? like switch sf200-24p not support with SNMP. Note: the switch sf200-24 is support with LLDP protocol.
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Zabbix JMX custom java app monitoring

We are trying to monitor a custom java app and retrieve JMX data from that host . I've tried to figure out the issue for the past 2 days but with no success . Unfortunately zabbix documentation does ...
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Zabbix: Monitor child spawn rate

We have set up zabbix to monitor our infrastructure, and our security team denied us to run custom scripts through zabbix. This makes our lives a bit harder to find solutions which don't require ...
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How do I configure zabbix to add containers dynamically and monitor them across servers that have agents?

I am struggling with discovering and monitoring dynamic (i.e. moving) containers across multiple physical servers and affiliating the results with the container service, not the server on which the ...
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Zabbix active check monitoring issue

I am new to zabbix monitoring tool, and I am facing some issues while configuring active check based monitoring. The Zabbix server is hosted in AWS cloud and the server to be monitored is placed in a ...
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Zabbix: How can I monitor whether remote commands are enabled?

I have a problem with some zabbix triggers not firing due to the fact that EnableRemoteCommands hasn't been enabled on certain hosts. I tried to address this by adding a trigger specifically checking ...
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Zabbix-agent unreachable

One of the servers monitored by Zabbix is not reachable. I have no idea why as this works normally with other servers. The zabbix-agent service on the monitored server is running. We have several ...
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Zabbix: MySQL service monitor - invalid entry when restarting zabbix-agent

Take the following situation: zabbixserver: httpd, mysql-server, zabbix 2.2.11 with local database databaseserver: mysql-server zabbixserver monitors the local mysql database correctly. zabbixserver ...
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zabbix user unable to execute sudo mysqladmin ping

I am trying to check whether MySql is up by using a UserParameter in zabbix. UserParameter looks like this. UserParameter=mysql.ping,sudo mysqladmin ping | grep -c alive | wc -l When I execute ...
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zabbix_agent + socat hanging with close_wait

I have the following setup: remote devices running active zabbix_agentd (version 2.0) using socat to tunnel through an HTTPS proxy. On the server side: Apache with a proxy service allowing CONNECT to ...
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How to turn off triggers for a specific period?

I have an action which ping the zabbix agents of my servers and a trigger which notifies if there are more than 3 minutes without answer. The expression is: {template_zabbix_agent:agent.ping.nodata(...