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Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring by Rihards Olups

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Diving further in the database

With some knowledge on how to extract historical and trends data from the tables, we might as well continue looking at other interesting, and relatively simple things which we can find and maybe even change directly in the database.

Managing users

We saw how managing users was an easy task using the frontend. But what if you have forgotten the password? What if some remote installation of Zabbix is administered by local staff, and the only Zabbix super admin has left for a month long trip without a phone and nobody else knows the password? If you have access to the database, you can try solving such problems. Let's find out what and how exactly Zabbix stores data regarding users. In the MySQL console, execute:

mysql> ...

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