Guide – How To Start – Zabbix Monitoring System on CentOS Stream 8

Configuration and connection to Zabbix Monitoring System on CentOS Stream 8

  1. To start the server, run the VM through Azure Portal.
  1. To work, you must open port 80 (TCP) in the network properties in the Azure firewall. If you want to use agents in active mode, you need to open TCP port 10051 in the AWS firewall.
  1. After starting the VM, you can go to the admin panel. To do this, go to the following address http://vm_ip/zabbix 
  1. When you go to the site, a page with authorization will open. 

Username to log in – “Admin” (note the case of text is important!)

In the password field, enter “zabbix

  1. After entering your login information, you will be taken to the main page
  1. By default, the system includes checks and monitoring of this server itself according to various criteria.

Initial server setup with Debian

  1. To connect to a VM, you need the PuTTy application to connect via ssh. You can download it at the following link – Download
  1. Run Putty, enter the VM address in the “Host” field and click “Open” to connect.
  1. In the opened console you will need to enter a username and password that were specified while the VM was being created (you’ll not see the password in the console while entering it).
  1. The next window is displayed
  1. In order to get help run >sudo zabbix_agentd -h to get help 

Now you can use Zabbix Monitoring System on CentOS Stream 8 adapted for Azure. 

If you have any questions, please refer to the main documentation – Zabbix Manual

Official website – Zabbix

License – Opensource

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