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Mastering Zabbix - Second Edition by Andrea Dalle Vacche

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Visualizing the data through maps

Zabbix provides a powerful element to visualize data and a topological view in Zabbix, which will help you to create maps. Maps are a graphical representation of your physical infrastructure, where you can display your server, network components, and the interconnection between them.

The great thing is that maps on Zabbix are completely dynamic, which means that you will see your active warnings, issues, and triggers represented on the map, with different icons, colors, and labels. This is a powerful representation of your data center or of the service that you're representing. The elements that you can put in a map are as follows:

  • Host
  • Host groups
  • Triggers
  • Images
  • Maps

All those elements are dynamically updated by triggers ...

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