Tag: zabbix

Tag Guidelines in Zabbix

This is a tag-specific summary from the official Zabbix guidelines documentation, based on the situation as of Zabbix 6.0 LTS. Note: “Please note that this model might become enforced in the future Zabbix releases. Templates that do not follow specified rules will need to be updated.“ Tag name and value format lowercase only allowed characters: […]

Moving Zabbix Database

In the series “why wouldn’t I put this out public instead of just saving it to my own notes”: Moving the Zabbix database to a new database server. Old server: Debian Linux 9, running MariaDB 10.1.48 New server: Debian Linux 11, running MariaDB 10.5.12 (from Debian packaging) Zabbix (5.0.19 LTS) frontend is running on Apache […]

Zabbix Components and Ports

Zabbix monitoring system consists of components that communicate with each other. Here is a summary of the TCP ports and some configuration characteristics of various connections. Active agent: The Zabbix agent periodically asks the Zabbix proxy (or Zabbix server, if configured to use the server directly) for the list of items that should be collected, […]