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Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring by Rihards Olups

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Chapter 10. Advanced Item Monitoring

Having set up passive and active Zabbix agent items, simple checks like ICMP ping or TCP service checks, or SNMP and IPMI checks, can we go further? Of course we can. Zabbix provides several more item types that are useful in different situations, and we now have to figure out what and when they will be useful.

Aggregate items

We played with stacked graphs, and that allowed us to display the total amount of item collections on a graph, but what if we would like to find out average load on a cluster, or total available disk space on a group of file servers, and not only display that on a graph, but also use it in triggers and notifications?

To find out what we can use in such a situation, go to Configuration | ...

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