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  • 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

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.

  • 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
Page Count 260
Course Length 7 hours 48 minutes
ISBN 9781784397586
Date Of Publication 20 Mar 2015


Patrik Uytterhoeven

Patrik Uytterhoeven has over 16 years of experience in IT, mostly with HP UNIX and Red Hat Linux. In late 2012, he joined Open-Future, a leading open source integrator and the first Zabbix reseller and training partner in Belgium. When Patrik joined Open-Future, he also became a Zabbix certified trainer. Since then, he has provided training and public demonstrations around the world, from Belgium to America and Asia. His next step was to author a book, so the first Zabbix Cookbook was born. Because Patrik also has a deep interest in configuration management, he wrote some Ansible roles. Patrik was also a technical reviewer of Learning Ansible and Ansible Configuration Management, both published by Packt Publishing.