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Zabbix Cookbook

By : Patrik Uytterhoeven, patrik uytterhoeven
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Zabbix Cookbook

By: Patrik Uytterhoeven, patrik uytterhoeven

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Zabbix Cookbook
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Index

A

  • active agent
    • setting up / Active agents, How it works
    • using / There's more
  • active agent auto registration
    • about / Active agent autoregistration, How to do it ..., How it works
  • Active Directory (AD) backend / How to do it...
  • active proxy
    • setting up / Setting up an active proxy, There's more…
  • ad hoc graphs, Zabbix 2.4 / There's more...
  • administration, Zabbix
    • about / General administration
    • GUI settings, modifying / GUI
    • housekeeper settings, fine-tuning / Housekeeping
    • images, adding / Images
    • icon mapping / Icon mapping
    • regular expressions, using / Regular expressions
    • macros / Macros
    • value maps, creating / Value mapping
    • working time / Working time
    • trigger severity level, adding / Trigger severities
    • parameters / Other parameters
    • working / How it works...
    • URL / See also
  • advanced monitoring tricks / Some advanced monitoring tricks, How it works...
  • advanced triggers / More advanced triggers, There's more...
  • agents
    • extending / Extending agents, How it works
  • aggregate checks
    • about / Aggregate checks, How to do it …, There's more...
    • reference link / There's more...
  • Allowed hosts option / There's more...
  • API by example
    • about / API by example, How to do it..., How it works…
  • architecture, Zabbix
    • about / Zabbix architecture, How to do it...
    • working / How it works...
  • Auto-logout function / How to do it...
  • auto inventory
    • about / Getting ready, How to do it ..., How it works...
    • reference link / There's more...

B

  • backup, Zabbix
    • about / Backups, There's more…
    • URL / See also

C

  • calculated checks
    • about / How to do it…, How it works
  • calculated items
    • about / Calculated checks
  • CentOS
    • about / Getting ready
    • URL / How to do it...
  • check, with telnet
    • setting up / Checks with Telnet, How to do it…, How it works, There's more...
    • reference link / There's more...
  • Configuration Management Database (CMDB) / Autoinventory
  • CPU iowait / How it works...
  • crontab / How to do it...

D

  • database
    • monitoring / Getting ready, How to do it…, How it works
  • database OID
    • about / How it works
  • Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) / How to do it...
    • about / Introduction
  • devices
    • creating, in Zabbix / Automation after discovery, How to do it..., How it works
  • distributed setup
    • Zabbix server, installing in / Installing the server in a distributed setup, How to do it..., How it works...
  • Domain Name System (DNS) / Getting ready
  • DRAC
    • about / IPMI checks

E

  • Elastic Sky X (ESX) / There's more…
  • EPEL repository
    • URL / How to do it...
  • external checks
    • about / External checks, How to do it …, How it works
    • reference link / There's more...
  • Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) / Installing Zabbix from source
  • Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository / How to do it...

F

  • flapping / More advanced triggers
  • fping
    • about / There's more...
  • fping6
    • about / There's more...
  • fuzzytime() function / There's more...

G

  • graphs
    • creating / Creating graphs, How to do it…
  • GUI settings
    • modifying / GUI

H

  • host groups
    • creating / Creating host groups, How to do it..., How it works...
  • hosts
    • creating / Creating hosts, How to do it...
    • working / How it works...
    • URL / How it works...
    • groups, creating / Creating host groups
    • monitoring, through proxy / Monitoring hosts through a proxy, How it works…
  • housekeeper settings
    • fine-tuning / Housekeeping
  • HP ML350 G5 server
    • about / How to do it …
  • HTTP status codes
    • URL / How it works

I

  • icons
    • mapping / Icon mapping, Regular expressions
  • ILO
    • about / IPMI checks
  • images
    • adding / Images
  • index base OID
    • about / How it works
  • index string
    • about / How it works
  • Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPM) / How to do it...
  • internal checks
    • about / Getting ready
    • working / How it works
  • internal items
    • reference link / See also
  • internal processes
    • alerter / There's more
    • configuration syncer / There's more
    • DB watchdog / There's more
    • discoverer / There's more
    • escalator / There's more
    • history syncer / There's more
    • HTTP poller / There's more
    • housekeeper / There's more
    • ICMP pinger / There's more
    • IPMI poller / There's more
    • node watcher / There's more
    • self-monitoring / There's more
    • poller / There's more
    • proxy poller / There's more
    • timer / There's more
    • trapper / There's more
    • unreachable / There's more
  • iODBC
    • about / Database monitoring
  • IPMI checks
    • about / Getting ready, How to do it …
    • working / How it works
  • IPMI monitoring
    • URL / See also
  • items, adding to fields
    • action log / How it works
    • clock / How it works
    • data overview / How it works
    • graph / How it works
    • graph prototype / How it works
    • history of events / How it works
    • host group issues / How it works
    • host issues / How it works
    • hosts info / How it works
    • map / How it works
    • plain text / How it works
    • screen / How it works
    • server info / How it works
    • simple graph / How it works
    • simple graph prototype / How it works
    • system status / How it works
    • triggers info / How it works
    • triggers overview / How it works

J

  • Java gateway
    • about / JMX checks
  • Java Management Extensions (JMX) / How to do it...
  • JMX checks
    • about / JMX checks, How to do it…
  • JMX monitoring
    • about / There's more...

L

  • latest data
    • overview / Getting an overview of the latest data, How to do it..., How it works...
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) / How to do it...
  • log files
    • testing, with Zabbix / Testing log files, How to do it ..., There's more..., How it works
    • references / See also
  • low-level discovery
    • using / Low-level discovery, How to do it ..., How it works, There's more…

M

  • macros
    • using / Macros
    • using, in templates / Getting ready, How to do it ..., How it works
    • URL / See also
  • maintenance periods
    • about / Maintenance periods, How to do it..., There's more…
    • With data collection / There's more…
    • No data collection / There's more…
  • Management Information Base (MIB's) / There's more...
  • maps
    • building / Building maps in Zabbix, How to do it..., How it works
  • MariaDB
    • URL / How to do it...
    • about / How to do it...
  • MySQL, replaced by MariaDB
    • URL, for article / How to do it...
  • mysqldump / There's more…
  • MySQLTuner-perl / How to do it...

N

  • Nagios / Frontend installation and configuration
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) / How to do it …
  • network discovery
    • configuring / Configuring network discovery, How to do it..., How it works, There is more…
  • Network Time Protocol (NTP) / Troubleshooting in Zabbix
  • nodata function / How it works

O

  • Object Identifier (OID)
    • about / How to do it …
  • ODBC
    • about / Database monitoring
  • ODBC checks
    • reference link / There's more...

P

  • parameters, zabbix_server.conf file
    • references / There's more...
  • passive agent
    • setting up / Passive agents, How it works
    • using / There's more...
  • passive proxy
    • setting up / Setting up a passive proxy, How to do it…
  • Percona
    • URL / How to do it...
  • PerconaDB
    • about / How to do it...
  • Percona XtraBackup / How it works…
  • performance issues
    • avoiding / Avoiding performance issues, How to do it...
  • PgTune / How to do it...
  • pg_dump utility / How it works…
  • poller process
    • about / How it works
  • proxy
    • installing / Installing a proxy, How to do it…, How it works…, There's more…
    • using / There's more…
    • hosts, monitoring through / Monitoring hosts through a proxy, How it works…
    • monitoring / Monitoring the proxy, How to do it…, There's more…
  • PyZabbix / How to do it...

R

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x / How to do it...
  • Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) / How to do it...
  • regexp / Regular expressions
  • regular expressions
    • using / Regular expressions
  • Remote Procedure Call (RPC) / How to do it...
  • reports
    • creating / Creating reports, How to do it..., How it works

S

  • screens
    • creating / Creating screens, How to do it..., How it works
  • SELinux
    • URL / There's more...
  • sensors, IPMI specifications
    • URL / There's more...
  • Shorewall
    • URL / How to do it...
  • simple checks
    • about / Simple checks, How to do it …
    • working / How it works
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) / How to do it...
  • SLA reports
    • generating / Generating SLA reports, How to do it...
  • slideshows
    • creating / Creating slideshows, How to do it..., How it works
  • SNMP
    • about / SNMP checks
  • SNMP checks
    • performing / Getting ready, How to do it …, How it works, There's more...
    • references / There's more..., Internal checks
  • snmpget
    • about / How to do it …, How it works
  • snmpwalk
    • about / How to do it …
  • Solid-State Drive (SSD) drives
    • about / How to do it...
  • source
    • Zabbix, installing from / Installing Zabbix from source, How to do it..., How it works...
  • SSH
    • about / Checks with SSH
  • SSH checks
    • about / Getting ready, How to do it…, How it works
    • reference link / There's more
  • string index
    • about / How it works
  • swap file / More advanced triggers

T

  • templates
    • creating / Creating templates, How to do it ...
    • working / How it works, There's more...
    • URL / There's more...
    • exporting / Importing and exporting templates, How to do it..., How it works, There's more...
    • importing / Importing and exporting templates, How to do it..., How it works, There's more...
    • references / There's more...
    • linking / Linking templates, How it works
    • linking, URL / How it works
    • nesting / Nesting templates, How it works
    • nesting, URL / There's more...
    • macros / Macros in templates, How to do it ..., How it works
  • trapper
    • about / Zabbix trapper, How to do it…
    • working / How it works
    • reference link / See also
  • trigger
    • severity level, adding / Trigger severities
    • displaying, options / Trigger displaying options
    • creating / Creating triggers, How to do it...
    • working / How it works
    • references, URL / See also
  • trigger constructor
    • using / Trigger constructor, How to do it...
    • working / How it works
    • expression, URL / There's more
  • trigger expressions
    • URL / There's more...
    • testing / Testing our trigger expressions, How to do it ...
    • working / How it works, There's more...
  • triggers
    • acknowledging / Acknowledging triggers, How to do it...
    / There's more...

U

  • unixODBC
    • about / Database monitoring
    • URL / There's more...
  • User Datagram Protocol (UDP) / How it works
  • user groups
    • creating / Creating user groups, How to do it..., How it works...
    • working / How it works...
    • URL / How it works...
  • users
    • creating / Creating users, How to do it..., See also...
    • working / How it works...
    • groups, creating / Creating user groups
    • authenticating / Authenticating users, How to do it...

V

  • value maps
    • creating / Value mapping
  • Virtual Private Server (VPS) / How to do it…
  • VMware
    • Zabbix, configuring for / Configuring Zabbix for VMware, Getting ready, How it works…
    • monitoring / Monitoring VMware, How to do it…, How it works…, There's more…
  • vPoller / There's more…

W

  • web scenarios
    • building / Building web scenarios, How to do it…, How it works
    • monitoring / Monitoring web scenarios, How to do it…, How it works...
  • website monitoring
    • tips / There's more...
    • reference link / There's more...
  • working time
    • setting / Working time

Z

  • Zabbix
    • URL / How to do it..., There's more..., There's more…, Troubleshooting in Zabbix
    • URL, for documentation / There's more...
    • installing, from source / Installing Zabbix from source, How to do it..., How it works...
    • URL, for manual / Getting ready, How to do it..., There's more...
    • definitions / Zabbix definitions, How to do it..., How it works...
    • hosts / How to do it...
    • hosts, adding / How to do it...
    • definitions, URL / How it works...
    • architecture / Zabbix architecture, How to do it..., How it works...
    • administration / General administration
    • URL, for agent communication / See also
    • URL, for UserParameter / There's more...
    • URL, for simple checks / See also
    • URL, for support / How to do it …
    • URL, for macros / There's more...
    • log files, testing / Testing log files, How to do it ..., There's more..., How it works
    • trigger constructor, using / Trigger constructor
    • advanced triggers / More advanced triggers
    • configuring, for VMware / Configuring Zabbix for VMware, Getting ready, How to do it…
    • about / Introduction, Introduction
    • devices, creating in / Automation after discovery, How to do it..., How it works
    • monitoring / Monitoring Zabbix, How to do it
    • reference links / How to do it...
    • troubleshooting / Troubleshooting in Zabbix
    • best practices / Zabbix best practices
  • Zabbix 2.4
    • URL / How to do it...
  • Zabbix 3.0
    • defining / What to expect in Zabbix 3.0
  • Zabbix agent
    • installing / Agent installation and configuration, How to do it..., How it works...
    • configuring / Agent installation and configuration, How to do it..., How it works...
    • extending / Extending agents, How it works
  • Zabbix agent configuration file, Unix / Windows
    • references / There's more...
  • Zabbix API
    • about / Zabbix API, How it works…
  • Zabbix community
    • about / Zabbix community
    • references / Zabbix community
  • Zabbix documentation
    • URL / Getting ready, See also, How to do it
  • Zabbix frontend
    • about / Introduction
    • exploring / Exploring the frontend, How to do it...
    • working / How it works...
  • Zabbix installation
    • upgrading / Upgrading your Zabbix installation
  • Zabbix server
    • installing / Server installation and configuration, How to do it..., How it works...
    • configuring / Server installation and configuration, How to do it..., How it works...
    • installing, in distributed setup / Installing the server in a distributed setup, How to do it..., How it works..., There's more...
    • options, passing to UserParameter / There's more...
    • URL / There's more…
  • Zabbix Server SLA / How it works
  • Zabbix upgrade
    • guidelines / Some guidelines to upgrade Zabbix
  • Zabbix web interface
    • frontend installation / Frontend installation and configuration, How to do it..., How it works...
    • configuring / Frontend installation and configuration, How to do it..., How it works...
  • zabbix_sender tool
    • about / Zabbix trapper, How it works
    • reference link / See also
  • zabbxi.org web page, as SNMP Traps in Zabbix
    • URL / There's more...