Some tips for me and other


Zabbix + reset password for the web interface

update zabbix.users set passwd=md5(‘mynewpassword’) where alias=’Admin’;

Zabbix + Check your user parameters

To check your user parameters you can use the utility from zabbix client: zabbix_get I have some issues with my user parameter and ran the command: zabbix_get -s localhost -k “MyUserParameter” and got: ZBX_NOTSUPPORTED: Timeout while executing a shell script. I went to the zabbix_client.conf and set the timeout to 15. Now everything is OK […]

Zabbix 3 + Adding VMWare hosts

Create vSphere host Add 4 macros: – {$USERNAME} – username which has an administrative privileges on VMware – {$PASSWORD) – password for username – {$URL} – (where is the address of vSphere host, not VMware supervisor) – {$UUID} – $UUID can be obtain by requesting the hypervisor webservices like https://hostname/mob/?moid=ha-host&…are.systemInfo You will see […]

Zabbix 3 Appliance + Extend disk space

Extend HDD in your VM on Hyper-V, ESXi, … Rescan drives in VM: echo “- – -” > /sys/class/scsi_host/host#/scan Check it: fdisk -l Create a new partition with code 8E (Linux LVM): cfdisk /dev/sda Reboot (or reread info about disks) Create new partition for LVM: pvcreate /dev/sda6 Extend LVM (vg_name was zabbix-vg in my case): […]