Tag Archives: Zabbix

Zabbix and Quality of Service (QoS)

I need to measure QoS for FTP and HTTP/HTTPS. The problem is that they are on the host that has RHEL4U5 on it, and NO Zabbix agent. One of the options is to use the so called “Simple checks”, in … Continue reading

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Zabbix and informational pointers

Or what strange information you can get concerning a host or Zabbix server itself. icmp pinger processes more than 75% busy Zabbix forks a number of specialized processes, including pingers that ping hosts in batch. Each pinger has to wait … Continue reading

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Zabbix and switches

Or, how to add switches under Zabbix. First check up on the manufacturer of the switch. If it is Cisco, we are in luck, since they are all more or less covered with templates (see here). Check up if the … Continue reading

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Zabbix and network mapping

It is possible to make a network map under Zabbix, but it is a tiring business. Program is not exactly intuitive, and all must be done by hand (manually), which is a big minus for Zabbix, at least as far … Continue reading

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Zabbix and the size of one file

On some mail servers a size of INBOX is very important to me, especially when it comes near to the limit of 2G, so I have to get the notification in that case, using, of course, Zabbix. From the problematic … Continue reading

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Zabbix host and ping test

Ping availability for a host has to be checked. I have a Zabbix agent on this host. In general for such testing Zabbix agent on host should NOT be used, instead simple checks should be implemented (link). Test setup Set … Continue reading

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Zabbix 2.2.5 Template for Squid 3.1.10

Zabbix server comes with a certain number of Templates. But what if the Template you need is not there? In my case it is a way to monitor a number of items connected to Squid proxy server. In that case, … Continue reading

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Zabbix 2.2.5 and sending mail after trigger

If I want to send a mail after trigger goes off, this has to be done : 1. Set up mail account for a person, on Zabbix server Go to : Administration/Media types Description: E-mail alerts Type: Email SMTP server: … Continue reading

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Zabbix 2.2.5+RHEL4U5+SNMP

Since, because of the old version of OS and hence Zabbix agent, I do not have the data concerning the partitions and free space on them, I have to use SNMP for this. Some definitions : OID – Object Identifier, … Continue reading

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Zabbix and time difference from host to Zabbix server

Since I have a few NTP servers in my network, it would be nice to be able to measure time difference between hosts and one of those servers. Sadly, it is next to impossible. BUT There is a solution : … Continue reading

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