Zabbix Agents are a key part of your monitoring infrastructure and a secure configuration ensures safe and reliable operation. Excerpt from zabbix.com about agents: A native Zabbix agent, developed in C language, may run on various supported platforms, including Linux, UNIX and Windows, and collect data such as CPU, memory,…Leave a Comment
Custom Discovery: Discover All the Things!
Having out-grown the included Zabbix Web Interface templates, I find myself more often than not, having to create new templates as well as entirely new ways of monitoring hardware and software. I often create custom discovery rules to dynamically create new items as services and devices change. This very powerful…7 Comments
Zabbix 3.2 Has Arrived – And It’s Awesome!
The next major release version of Zabbix is now available! Zabbix 3.2 brings both new features and many UI and performance improvements along with it. This release introduces many improvements and added functionality. Detailed release notes are available here: Zabbix 3.2.0 Release Notes Zabbix 3.2 – Highlights Event tags for…1 Comment
Monitor Temperature and Humidity with Zabbix
Temperature and humidity will have a substantial effect on the lifespan of your hardware. Almost all computers and servers have several temperature sensors for gathering component or ambient temperatures. Humidity sensors though, are often overlooked. With very few and inexpensive components, we can monitor both in Zabbix. In short, we…51 Comments
Guide: Installing Zabbix 3.0 on CentOS 7
This guide covers easily installing Zabbix 3.0 on CentOS 7 with a MySQL database back-end. No fuzz, just the basics to get things up and running. Recently Zabbix 3.0 was released and with it came a ton of great new features as well as an overhaul of the web UI…12 Comments