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Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring by Rihards Olups

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Nested templates

The one host still serving e-mail now has two templates assigned. But what if we separated out in individual templates all services, applications, and other data that can be logically grouped? That would result in a bunch of templates that we would need to link to single host. This is not tragic, but what if we had two servers like that? Or three? Or twenty? At some point even a configuration with templates can become hard to manage—each host can easily have a template count of a dozen in large environments.

This is where the simplicity is coupled with powerful functionality. Behind the scenes, templates aren't that different from hosts. Actually, they are hosts, just somewhat special ones. This means that a template can be linked ...

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