Zabbix 6 IT Infrastructure Monitoring Cookbook - Second Edition

By Nathan Liefting , Brian van Baekel
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About this book

This updated second edition of the Zabbix 6 IT Infrastructure Monitoring Cookbook brings you new recipes, updated with Zabbix 6 functionality. You’ll learn how to set up Zabbix with built-in high availability, use the improved Business Service Monitoring, set up automatic reporting, and create advanced triggers. Zabbix offers useful insights into your infrastructure performance and issues and enables you to enhance your monitoring setup with its powerful features. This book covers hands-on, easy-to-follow recipes for using Zabbix 6 for effectively monitoring the performance of devices and applications over the network.

You'll start by working your way through the installation and most prominent features of Zabbix and make the right design choices for building a scalable and easily manageable environment. This Zabbix book contains recipes for building items and triggers for different types of monitoring, building templates, and using Zabbix proxies. Next, you’ll use the Zabbix API for customization and manage your Zabbix server and database efficiently. Finally, you'll find quick solutions to the common and not-so-common problems that you may encounter in your Zabbix monitoring work.

By the end of this book, you’ll be able to use Zabbix for all your monitoring needs and build a solid Zabbix setup by leveraging its key functionalities.

Publication date:
June 2022

About the Authors

  • Nathan Liefting

    Nathan Liefting, also known as Larcorba, is an IT consultant, trainer, and content creator (artist). He has more than 6 years of professional experience in IT. His experience ranges from managing networks running EVPN/VXLAN to Linux environments and programming. Nathan started working with Zabbix in 2016, when it was still at Zabbix 2 and Zabbix 3 was just released.

    He now works for Opensource ICT Solutions BV in the Netherlands as a Zabbix trainer and consultant, designing and building professional Zabbix environments and Zabbix components for some of the biggest companies around the world.

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  • Brian van Baekel

    Brian van Baekel quickly discovered how powerful Zabbix is during his career as a network engineer. Ever since, he has been working with Zabbix in various (large) environments, leading to his official Zabbix Certified Trainer certification in early 2017.

    In 2018, Brian founded Opensource ICT Solutions BV in the Netherlands and Opensource ICT Solutions LLC in the USA. Both companies primarily focus on building Zabbix environments all over the world. Fun fact: even his cat is named "Zabbix".

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Zabbix 6 IT Infrastructure Monitoring Cookbook - Second Edition
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