Forward Zabbix Events to Event-Driven Ansible and Automate your Workflows

Zabbix is highly regarded for its ability to integrate with a variety of systems right out of the box. That list of systems has recently been expanded with the addition of Event-Driven Ansible. Bringing Zabbix and Event-Driven Ansible together lets you completely automate your IT processes, with Zabbix being the source of events and Ansible serving as the executor. This article will explore in detail how to send events from Zabbix to Event-Driven Ansible.

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Zabbix SNMP monitoring one-day training course

SNMP – Simple network management protocol is a networking protocol that is extremely prevalent in network hardware such as switches and routers, as well as a variety of other devices such as printers, power supplies and even regular server hosts. Depending on the device, a wide array of metrics can be retrieved by using SNMP without the need to deploy any additional software on the target device. Our newly introduced Zabbix SNMP monitoring one-day extra course will teach you all you need to know about SNMP and how to use Zabbix to get the most out of your SNMP devices with the most optimal data collection approach.

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What’s Up, Home? – Can ChatGPT help set up monitoring a USB-connected printer with Zabbix?

Can you monitor a USB-connected printer with Zabbix? Of course, you can! But can ChatGPT help set up the monitoring? Well… erm… maybe! By day, I am a Lead Site Reliability Engineer in a global cyber security company, Forcepoint. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana and do some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my blog about the project.

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What’s Up, Home? – Monitor your iPhone & Apple Watch with Zabbix

I’m entering a whole new level of monitoring and “What’s up, home?” could now also be called “What’s up, me?”. Recently my colleague did hint to me about Home Assistant’s HomeKit Controller integration just to get my HomeKit-compatible Netatmo environmental monitoring device to get to return value back to Zabbix without my Siri kludge. One thing lead to another and now I’m monitoring my iPhone and Apple Watch — so, practically monitoring myself.

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