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Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring by Rihards Olups

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Problems with monitoring

Sometimes monitoring something proceeds without a hitch, sometimes it just won't work.

General monitoring

Q: I added a host or item, but I don't see it in Monitoring | Latest data.

A: It most likely has not received any data. Hosts without any data do not appear in the monitoring section.

Q: I can see my host in Latest data, and new values are coming in—but it is missing in Monitoring | Overview.

A: Overview is probably set to display triggers—verify that the host has triggers configured. Hosts without triggers are not displayed in the trigger mode.

Monitoring with Zabbix agent

Q: I am trying to monitor a host using Zabbix agent checks, but it doesn't work.

A: Common reasons why Zabbix agent items won't work include:

  • The Zabbix ...

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