Users, user groups, and permissions

Hosts manage monitored entity (host) information and are used to group basic information-gathering units—items. User accounts in Zabbix control access to monitored information.

Authentication methods

Before we look at more detailed user configuration, it might be helpful to know that Zabbix supports three authentication methods. Navigate to Administration | Authentication to taka a look at authentication configuration:

Authentication methods

As can be seen here, these are the three authentication methods:

  • HTTP: Users are authenticated with web server HTTP authentication mechanisms. Support for HTTP authentication basically allows the use ...

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