What’s new in Zabbix 5.4

Zabbix 5.4.0 released on May 17, 2021 — a non-LTS release that will be supported only for 7-8 months, has already received a lot of attention from our users, our community, and our customers due to a number of very significant and long-anticipated improvements. Zabbix 5.4.0 release comes with scheduled PDF report generation, robust problem detection, advanced data aggregation, and other significant improvements.

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Zabbix 5.0 – My happiness and disenchantment

Zabbix is an open-source solution, and all features are available out of the box for free. You don’t have to pay for the pro, or business, or community versions. You can download Zabbix source files or packages from the official site and use them in your enterprise or your home lab, test and apply or even suggest your changes. Zabbix offers many new features in every release, and it’s an excellent approach to interact with the community. This post will share my experience with Zabbix and my opinion of improvements made in Zabbix 5.2.

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Zabbix proxy performance tuning and troubleshooting

Most Zabbix users use proxies, and those running medium to large instances might have encountered some performance issues. From this post and the video, you will learn more about the most common troubleshooting steps to resolve any proxy issues and to detect them as sometimes you might be unaware of an ongoing issue, as well as basic performance tuning to prevent such issues in the future.

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Low-Level Discovery with Dependent items

The low-level discovery was introduced in Zabbix 2.0 and still belongs to one of the all-time favorites. Before LLD was available, adding items was all manual work. For example adding new disks, new interfaces, network ports on switches and everything else was all manual labor. And then LLD came around and suddenly we were able to ‘discover’ entities, and based on those discovered entities we can add new items, triggers, and such automatically.

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HARP Adopts the Latest LTS Version ’Zabbix 5.0’ to Expand Future Service Infrastructure

HARP, which has provided ASP and SaaS services to the Hokkaido government and local governments within Hokkaido, promoting shared IT infrastructure and electronic application and facility reservation services, has been using Zabbix for about ten years and has moved to the latest LTS version, Zabbix 5.0. As digital technologyʼs role in local government functions increases, the company is working to make more comprehensive monitoring platforms a reality.

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