Escaping the Zabbix UI pain: How to create a combined graph for a number of hosts using the Zabbix API

This post will answer two questions: How to display the same item, f.ex. Processor load, for a number of hosts on the same graph How to avoid getting crazy from all the slow clicking in the Zabbix UI by using its API I will indicate how it could be done with plain HTTP POST andContinue reading “Escaping the Zabbix UI pain: How to create a combined graph for a number of hosts using the Zabbix API”

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Testing Zabbix Trigger Expressions

When defining a Zabbix (1.8.2) trigger e.g. to inform you that there are errors in a log file, how do you verify that it is correct? As somebody recommended in a forum, you can use a Calculated Item with a similar expression (the syntax is little different from triggers). Contrary to triggers, the value ofContinue reading “Testing Zabbix Trigger Expressions”