Now add the zabbix-agent service to the system boot. Firstly from the Zabbix Console, we need to create a host item which will then report back to Zabbix. Save and close the file. Zabbix Agent Windows Service Step 2: Configure Windows Firewall and Test Zabbix Agent. Server installation and configuration; Agent installation and configuration; Frontend installation and configuration (For more resources related to this topic, see here.). Description of this configuration: systemctl status zabbix-agent. Active 4 years, 9 months ago. Therefore, open the zabbix configuration file – zabbix.agentd.conf – and modify the parameters as shown: Server= ServerActive= Hostname= Save the changes and exit the file. Insert the PSK Key previously defined inside this file. Zabbix agent configuration file Inside the file, there is the parameter called Server which is the IP or DNS name of your Zabbix server or proxy. Zabbix is an open source software for networks and application monitoring like HTTPD, FTP and etc,. You must have the Zabbix component configured to use those sensors. sudo systemctl enable zabbix-agent sudo systemctl start zabbix-agent Step 3: Configure Zabbix Agent. Wonderful! Step 2 – Create Agent Configuration File. And the zabbix-agent configuration has been completed. Not between the Zabbix Server and the Agent behind the proxy. To set it up, add the following information to your configuration.yaml file: Therefore, all remote machines must be provided with a client for the server to work. Step 4: Restart and Enable Zabbix agent. Almost all Windows based systems have Windows Firewall active and running, therefore zabbix agent port must be opened in firewall in order to communicate with zabbix server.. Finally, To effect the changes made to the configuration files, restart Zabbix agent an enable it upon boot-up. And finally, we can run the command to install the Zabbix agent: sudo yum install -y zabbix-agent. After the configuration, start and enable Zabbix agent to run on system boot. Let us explore how it uses the agent. Now make of copy of sample configuration file c:\zabbix\conf\zabbix_agentd.win.conf to create zabbix agent configuration file at c:\zabbix\zabbix_agentd.conf. In this blog, we will explain you the step by step to Install and configure zabbix server and zabbix agent. A configuration file defining the live deployment must be deployed to each node before the agent may communicate with the server. The agent will accept communication only from this IP or DNS name, and the direction of communication is always from the server to the agent. Step 2: Create Agent Configuration file Open C:\zabbix\zabbix_agentd.conf by wordpad and change below values -> Click Save Step 3: Install Zabbix Agent as Windows Service Check access restrictions in Zabbix agent configuration. Step 2) Configure zabbix agent. sudo systemctl start zabbix-agent sudo systemctl stop zabbix-agent sudo systemctl status zabbix-agent Conclusion In this article, We have covered How to Install Zabbix agent on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04/16.04 LTS, Configure zabbix agent and controlling zabbix agent service Now we have the ‘console’ installed we need to start deploying the network agent across our enterprise estate. Templates: Template App Zabbix Proxy Template OS Linux by Zabbix agent Install Zabbix Agent on Debian Linux sudo apt update sudo apt install zabbix-agent. From the Main Menu […] zabbix_agent_firewall_action: When to insert the rule or … Zabbix agents are using to monitor remote hosts. First, we need to create a file containing the PSK key for communication encryption. systemctl enable zabbix-agent. See Updated Article for Zabbix Agent 4.0 below: How to Install and configure Zabbix agent 4.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7. 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