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Zabbix Cookbook by Patrik Uytterhoeven

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Building maps in Zabbix

Maps in Zabbix are a visual representation of your infrastructure. In maps, it is possible to see where the problems are in a visual way. Maps are a kind of interactive network diagrams where we connect individual elements with lines that can show us when a host is unreachable.

Getting ready

For this Zabbix recipe to work, we need a Zabbix server and a host with on server and host a Zabbix client installed. We also need to have the Zabbix server templates attached to the server and the Linux OS templates attached to both hosts. We obviously also need a Zabbix account with super administration rights.

How to do it...

  1. Go in the Zabbix menu to Configuration | Maps.
  2. We will see that there is already a map available. We can edit ...

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