One of the many other things Zabbix can do is monitor log files. In this recipe, we will show you how to test your log files with Zabbix for certain patterns.
For this recipe, we need a Zabbix server without agent installed on the server and configured. We also need Zabbix super administrator access.
Let's say we want to monitor the
/var/log/messages file on our OS.
# ll /var/log/messages -rw-------. 1 root root 324715 Jan 20 18:54 /var/log/messages
roothas read and write access to this file.
adm; then later we can give this group access to our log ...