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Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring by Rihards Olups

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Windows-specific monitoring

While the things we learned about using Zabbix agents, creating items and yes, even user parameters are useful, there are some things that are specific to Windows system monitoring which we will look at now. For this section you will need a Windows machine that is accessible from the Zabbix server.

Installing Zabbix agent for Windows

To install the agent, it first has to be obtained. On Windows, compiling software is less common and most users get binary distributions, which is exactly what we will do now.

The Windows build of the Zabbix agent can be obtained from two official locations—either from the download page at http://www.zabbix.com/download.php, or from the source archive. This time it is suggested to use the ...

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