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Mastering Zabbix by Andrea Dalle Vacche, Stefano Lee

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Chapter 6. Managing Alerts

Checking conditions and alarms are the most characteristic functions of any monitoring system, and Zabbix is no exception. What really sets Zabbix apart is that every alarm condition, or triggers—as they are known in this system—can be tied, not only to a single measurement but also to an arbitrary complex calculation, based on all of the data available to the Zabbix server. Furthermore, just as triggers are independent from items, the actions that the server can take based on trigger status are independent from the single trigger, as you will see in the subsequent sections.

In this chapter, you will learn the following things about triggers and actions:

  • How to create complex, intelligent triggers
  • How to minimize the possibility ...

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