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Zabbix Cookbook

  • Length: 247 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-03-30
  • ISBN-10: 178439758X
  • ISBN-13: 9781784397586
  • Sales Rank: #2187180 (See Top 100 Books)

Over 70 hands-on recipes to get your infrastructure up and running with Zabbix

About This Book

  • Set up and configure your own Zabbix server by using packages or from source
  • Automate your Zabbix infrastructure in order to maintain your Zabbix setup
  • Create your own items and use them to monitor your Zabbix infrastructure with the help of this practical, step-by-step guide

Who This Book Is For

If you have some experience with Zabbix and wish to take your infrastructure to the next level, then this book is for you. Before you start with Zabbix, or monitoring in general, it is best to have some basic Linux knowledge and a good understanding of snmp, virtualization, and scripting.

What You Will Learn

  • Set up your Zabbix infrastructure efficiently
  • Customize the Zabbix interface to suit your system needs
  • Create and customize your own user settings
  • Add groups, hosts, and items in Zabbix to accurately monitor your environment
  • Automate Zabbix to gather data from your inventory
  • Build maps with an overview of the entire IT infrastructure
  • Monitor websites and get statistics about access time, latency, and data usage
  • Monitor your VMware infrastructure in a quick and easy way with Zabbix

In Detail

This book will teach you the skills required to successfully set up and configure a Zabbix server. We will guide you through the interface setup and explain all the features available in Zabbix.

You will begin with learning the Zabbix installation and configuration steps in detail, and then move on to exploring its interface and architecture. You will then work with groups, users, and permissions. The book will then take you through monitoring and testing with Zabbix. Followed by this, you will gain insights into using templates, and also create impressive graphs and maps for data visualization and reporting. Towards the end of the book, you will learn how to maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot your Zabbix infrastructure.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Zabbix Configuration
Chapter 2 : Getting Around in Zabbix
Chapter 3 : Groups, Users, and Permissions
Chapter 4 : Monitoring with Zabbix
Chapter 5 : Testing with Triggers in Zabbix
Chapter 6 : Working with Templates
Chapter 7 : Data Visualization and Reporting in Zabbix
Chapter 8 : Monitoring VMware and Proxies
Chapter 9 : Autodiscovery
Chapter 10 : Zabbix Maintenance and API
Appendix: Upgrading and Troubleshooting Zabbix

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