Guide – How To Start – Zabbix: Network Monitoring System on Linux CentOS 7 on Amazon

Zabbix gives you an opportunity to monitor your network. Start controlling network health, performance, and configuration changes with this tool.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

Connection Settings of Zabbix:Network Monitoring System on Linux CentOS 7

  1. To work, you must open port 80 (TCP) in the network properties in the AWS firewall.
  2. To work with the server, you should connect to it via PuTTY (Download PuTTY)
  3. Go to the home page of “Session”, enter the IP address of the VM
  1. Go to section SSH on the left panel, and then in Auth. In the “Auth” section, click “Browse” and specify the path to the .ppk file you received earlier.
  1. In the console that opens, you must enter the standard login that appears when creating a virtual machine – centos.

Or use the User name that was specified after the VM was created.

  1. In the opened console you will need to enter the login – centos
  1. In the console, enter the following command:
    > cat /credentials.txt

And in response, you will get the username and password to log in zabbix.

  1. After starting the VM, you can go to the admin panel. To do this, go to the following address http://vm_ip/zabbix 
  2. 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 the Instance ID of your VM

Also, the data is duplicated in the file / credentials.txt (this command was written in step 6)

  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.

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

Official website –

License –

If you want to use agents in active mode, you need to open TCP port 10051 in the AWS firewall

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