An overview of Zabbix 4.0 and how we are using it.

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48 thoughts on “An overview of Zabbix 4.0 and how we are using it.”
  1. Can Zabbix control applications to the level for example when let's say a software developer write something in the code and output is printed in the console of IDE and actually Zabbix can read this and report it ?

  2. i am facing problem for connecting mysqli it dose not connect can you please help me why.

  3. Zabbix is the worst monitoring software I had to deal with. Have a look at Prometheus + grafana

  4. Is it possible to get latency/packet loss data for a certain host from a pfSense box? The monitoring on pfSense itself isn't enough for getting a good picture of ISP faults and network congestion problems (unless I've overlooked something). Could I use Zabbix with pfSense to get this kind of data?

  5. maybe I just overlooked it 🙂
    do you have a video where zabbix installation in a jail on a FreeNAS is shown ?
    i just have the problem that Zabbix server 4.4 runs in a jail, but in the frontend say "PostgreSQL server is nit running…"
    the status at the SSH is running.

    Any idea what's wrong in my mindset ?

    Thx forward

  6. This is great and all, how the hell do you get it to do all this??! It's like a full time job just getting this set up and to do what you want it to do.

  7. Has anyone gotten Zabbix to run in Hyper V under WIndows 10 1909? Either the appliance VHDX or the .ISO freeze on the kernel messages during boot under a Generation 1 system.

  8. Thanks for sharing such wealth of information on this tool.
    I have been researching between Netdata, Zabbix and Cortex – I think Zabbix is the clear winner.

  9. How did you get the interfaces working from pfSense? I chose template FreeBSD but only can get CPU and Memory usage shown. Network discovery is shown as "not supported". What am I doing wrong?

  10. Zabbix rocks, to tack onto SNMP, checkout mib2zabbix. I've been building out custom monitoring of over a dozen different PDUs this way.

  11. I need a help. I am looking for a way to verify if a website is up or down (code 200) or redirect. The problem is the amount of 150 sites. Any trick to do or I need to insert one by one as a host that belongs to a group. Thanks for your attention

  12. Hi , Im using Zabbix 4.0
    I'm trying to monitor a log file for the word "error"
    server and host(host agent is configured with server ip in agent.config file) agents are up
    opened 10050 – 10051 ports between machines and the debugmode with 5

    I have created
    Item key = "log[/var/log/test.log,ERROR]"
    Trigger = "{zabbix-host:log[/var/log/test.log,ERROR].str(ERROR)}=1"

    There is no trigger generated, and im not able to find any logs for the item in zabbix-agent.log
    I have tried with may triggers expressions and different item keys for diffrenet log files, still there is no trigger or log generated.
    Can any one tell me how to troubleshoot this issue.

  13. Struggling with the pfsense firewall rules a little. My external server needs to connect home and to the correct VLAN, but I just cannot get it to work…?

  14. I installed this across my home network monitoring, raspberry pi, my phone and 4 virtual systems along with Grafana for server monitoring. My only mistake was installing an older server with newer clients and getting header issues, solved with deploying a 4.0 server… Fantastic tool that allows me to automate a lot of functions.

  15. Tom – great video as usual.

    I'm running the latest pfSense and have just installed Zabbix 4.x

    Noticed in your video you are pulling elements from pfSense beyond what the freeBSD template provides, such as the interfaces etc. Do you have a template you can share or point to for the Zabbix server that matches what the agent packages that are bundled with pfSense?

  16. How do I set up the web access. I have the agent install on my Windows server. But I am not stuck in the mud!

  17. A perfect short video for understanding the look and feel of the zabbix monitoring system UI. Thanks!!

  18. Is it badland. For example Kubernetes , It is not possible to monitoring qualitatively. It's a torment.

  19. Hello Lawrence, what distro and theme used in the video, and i love que terminal that you use. Thanks!

  20. WTF I don't watch for a few days decide to set up a zabbix server having issues connecting why didn't I include LTS with my searches.
    haven't watched yet but I'm sure yall help.

  21. just had a look at Zabbix, seems to have quite a bit missing from the interface e.g. top x resource etc. also cant seem to have a widget that shows the URL of the monitored websites

    may work best with the grafana plugin tbh

  22. hello, I'm a fan of you channel, pretty good content. I agree Zabbix is simple abd powerful. I have used cacti, nagios and now been using zabbix for a few years. it's my eyes into the network performance, havnt upgraded to zabbix 4.0 though.. i've just upgraded to zabbix 3.4 about a year or so. I create my own templates to keep it simple and get just what i need and not all of it. the real trick is tuning zabbix and zabbix database. got about a thousand monitored devices.

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