Monitoring a host through a proxy

Now that we have the proxy configured and running, we have to inform Zabbix about it somehow. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Administration | Proxies in the frontend, then click on the Create proxy button.
  2. Enter First proxy in the Proxy name field:

The proxy name we enter here must match the one configured in the zabbix_proxy.conf file, and is case-sensitive. Zabbix 4.0 added some extra security. If we fill in Proxy address with the IP of our proxy, then only requests from this comma-delimited list of IP addresses will be accepted.
  1. Next, we need to select Another host in Configuration | ...

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