Automated Monitoring with Zabbix Training Course

Installation and Configuration

  • Zabbix architecture
  • Installation: Server, WEB interface and agent
  • Initial configuration
  • Zabbix definitions
  • WEB interface overview

Data Collection and Monitoring

  • Configuration management by using templates
  • Agent-less monitoring
  • Data collection – hosts, Zabbix agent checks
  • Data visualization – simple graphs, overview
  • Problem detection – triggers, less sensitive triggers, dependencies
  • Data collection – aggregate and calculated checks
  • Data visualization – custom graphs

Events and Alerts

  • Events
  • Notifications and escalations – media types, actions, operations

Zabbix Administration and Monitoring

  • Automatic recovery by using remote commands
  • Host and host group level maintenance
  • Zabbix Administration – working time, housekeeper, authentication, front-end scripts
  • Managing permissions – users and user groups, audit
  • Automatic discovery – network discovery, active agent auto-registration
  • Command line utilities: zabbix_get, zabbix_sender


  • Proxy overview
  • Maintenance and operations – best practices, DB sizing, upgrades