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
Template: Are your servers blacklisted?
Most companies have a wide variety of services running, usually with public and private facing interfaces. If you are providing services like SMTP, DNS or similar to your customers, those services might be misused and you could end up getting your servers IP addresses blacklisted on various Domain Name System…22 Comments
Monitor network services automatically
It is extremely important to monitor network services and their connectivity. At any given time, there’s hundreds, if not thousands, of services running on your servers. Many of those have to be reachable over a network. Web services need to be available typically on port 80 and/or 443, FTP services…Leave a Comment
Template: ESXi HP Smart Array Monitoring
This is the template and instructions for monitoring HP Smart Array controllers as well as physical and logical drives attached to them. ESXi can be quite a hassle to monitor properly but you can get very far using Zabbix SSH checks. Requirements VMware ESXi 5.x or newer installed, using HPE…3 Comments