Archive for 'Zabbix' Category

Updated Zabbix install script

By jbayer - Last updated: Saturday, May 3, 2014

My latest version of the install script, with the following additions: Fixed missing install of libxml2-devel   Make sure that wget is installed before running the script.  

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Updated (again) Zabbix install script

By jbayer - Last updated: Sunday, November 3, 2013

My latest version of the install script, with the following additions:   Changed to require custom version of checkinstall Now adds OS version to RPM names Fixed bug in script when using new version of checkinstall    

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Updated Zabbix install script

By jbayer - Last updated: Monday, October 14, 2013

My latest version of the install script, with the following additions: 1.9 Added check for latest zabbix version Added postfix to install 1.10 Updated paths for changes in Sourceforge Added mod_ssl to Apache install Updated version number for epel 1.11 Added Postgresql database option Changed to require custom version of checkinstall Now adds OS version […]

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Usin JSON to add a new host in Zabbix 2.0

By jbayer - Last updated: Wednesday, October 2, 2013

This script was originally written by Travis Mathis, from Millicorp back in 2011, for Zabbix 1.8.5.  A link to the original posting on the Zabbix forum is Zabbix Agent/Host Auto Install/Create Script using API   I’ve updated the script to work for Zabbix 2.0 (tested with 2.0.8 and on CentOS 5/6). I’ve also added a […]

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Zabbix template generator for Dell Openmanage

By jbayer - Last updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Our hosting company uses Dell systems exclusively.  Strangely enough, they don’t bother to monitor the disks in the systems, which lead to a triple drive failure on one of our RAID 5 systems;  total loss of data, and the backups weren’t complete.   I’ve developed the attached set of files which will address this. The […]

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Updated Zabbix install script as of 6/26/2013

By jbayer - Last updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Here is the latest update to my zabbix installation script.  It now installs Zabbix 2.0.6, along with everything else necessary.  

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Zabbix – Automatic Filesystem Discovery Update

By jbayer - Last updated: Saturday, May 4, 2013

On our systems, we use a standard Linux template.  However, many of our systems have different filesystem layouts, and I didn’t want to have to customize each system as it was installed into Zabbix. I wrote the attached script to solve this problem.  Once the Zabbix client is installed and configured, simply run the attached […]

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Zabbix install script updated to v1.9

By jbayer - Last updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012

Here is the latest update to my zabbix installation script.  It defaults to Zabbix 2.0.1, but it checks to see what the latest version is and gives you the option to install it, along with everything else necessary. I noticed that when doing an upgrade, that the config files aren’t always updated properly.  In some […]

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Updated Zabbix install script 1.8 (for Zabbix 2.0.1)

By jbayer - Last updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012

Here is the latest update to my zabbix installation script.  It now installs Zabbix 2.0.1, along with everything else necessary. I noticed that when doing an upgrade, that the config files aren’t always updated properly.  In some cases, old files get deleted.  This usually happens when upgrading from an older set of RPMs where the […]

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Disk layout for Zabbix server

By jbayer - Last updated: Monday, June 25, 2012

If you are using my script to install Zabbix, and don’t intend to add anything else to the Zabbix server, then you can partition your disk as follows: Disk Partition Disk Space /boot> 500 meg / 5 gig swap 2x memory (ie.  if 1 gig memory, then 2 gig) /var all remaining disk space Generally […]

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