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Zabbix Cookbook by Patrik Uytterhoeven

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Zabbix definitions

In the previous topic where we explained the frontend, we already talked a bit about hosts, triggers, items, and so on. So I am sure you have a lot of questions about what they are. Before we move on with our Zabbix book, I will first explain you a bit about the Zabbix definitions so that you have an idea what everything is.

Getting ready

By now you should have an up and running Zabbix configuration and you should know your way around the frontend. If you have no clue how the frontend works, then go back to previous topic and have a look at Exploring the frontend.

How to do it...

In Zabbix we call hosts, devices that we want to monitor. Of course, those devices need a network connection so that our Zabbix server can talk to them. ...

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