Processing of XML documents were never as easy as now. Xpath preprocessing is available as a native functionality without any third party scripts or modules. Write your xpath query and use it against your XML document to extract desired value.
Monitoring does not have to be about past and present. By utilizing trend prediction functions in Zabbix it is possible to analyze already collected data and predict the value in future. In that way, it is possible to get notified about the problem before it even happened.
User macros with context can be used to accomplish more flexible thresholds in trigger expressions. Different thresholds may be defined on user macro level and then used in trigger constants depending on the discovered context. In this post we are going to check simple example, how to configure it in real life scenario.
In latest release of Zabbix prometheus integration is available out of the box. It allows us to easily collect and parse metrics from collectors. Monitor them independently or create low level discovery rules for dynamically changing environments.
How to use Remote command functionality in Zabbix and what to keep in mind. Real life scenario of pro active monitoring of Windows services, to automatically start services that were stopped for any reason. And then use escalation support to notify people, if remote command did not help.