Zabbix server configuration - core setup
This page explains the core settings you need to set before starting using Zabbix.
If you need to send email, you must have access to an email server or setup an email relay.
You can have a look to:
If you want to have zabbix in a specific language you need to install the corresponding locale. see Languages#Add new language
Set the working time
→ Administration menu >> General >> Working time
Adjust your timetable. For instance, I'm using 1-5,08:00-18:00;
Set the trigger display
→ Administration menu >> General >> Trigger displaying options
>> Set ACK to green color ; disable blinking for OK and ACK.
→ Administration menu >> General >> Housekeeping
By default Zabbix keeps every data for a year. That consumes a lot of memory! In our case we do not have enough space for all that... Here are our settings:
→ Administration menu >> users >> Users
>> Click on Create user
Set the user settings and user group(s):
Go to the Media tab to set the user email and time-table:
First of all you need to create a new group for your current appliance.
→ Configuration menu >> Host groups >> Create host group
>> You can import template as dependency.
→ Administration menu >> Media types >> Email
- Set your SMTP (postfix) server IP / name
- Set your target SMTP server settings [smtp.gmail.com]
- Set your target user name