Sometimes we need much more than collecting generic data from our servers or network devices. For high-frequency monitoring, we need functionality to offload сore components from the extensive load. Throttling is the exact thing that will allow you to drop repetitive values on a Pre-processing level and collect only changing values.
Multi-tenant architecture quite often is a primary requirement. When we think not only about monitoring our own infrastructure, but also about providing monitoring as a service for our customers, many questions come up in terms of design and required software functionality.
Opensource ICT Solutions designed a Python and Bash script for Zabbix that makes it possible parse SNMP traps to Zabbix without the use of net-snmp-perl. Read more and learn how to set up the scripts in this post.
Monitoring large and distributed networks poses relevant challenges to Zabbix administrators as it requires to analyze different and complex failure scenarios. Simple approaches can help to improve default templates to get rid of notification floods, false positives, and other misleading alerts, and to let Zabbix driving you to the right root cause.
Why do we recommend upgrading to the latest version? Zabbix 5.0 goes with improved stability, performance, and security, as well as provides technical support for the next five years. What’s important, Zabbix 5.0 supports TimescaleDB, which is designed to enhance performance and compresses the data.