Leverage the advanced features of Zabbix to set up a professional network monitoring system quickly and efficiently
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Get a fast-paced tour through the essential parts of Zabbix
Set up your own monitoring system so Zabbix can inform you if your IT infrastructure starts misbehaving
Learn to make practical use of features you won’t find in the documentation
Look over the shoulder of an experienced system administrator and see how to use Zabbix in your daily business
Isn't it embarrassing when your customers complain about your IT infrastructure? A well-managed Zabbix server informs you about any problems before they lead to noticeable outages. You can rely on Zabbix to inform the right contact about getting the issue fixed.
""Zabbix Network Monitoring Essentials"" is an extensive video course that gives a complete introduction into the key features of the enterprise-grade Zabbix monitoring software. Learn how to set up your own monitoring server and leverage many useful features that are hidden in the documentation. The course starts by showing you a fresh installation of the Zabbix server. All relevant functionality will be explained step by step while going through the web interface.
First you'll learn how to gather information from your servers by using the Zabbix agent. You'll then make use of triggers to define which conditions depict actual problems and should raise an alert. Additionally you'll learn how to visualize the items and triggers in screens and maps.
By the end of the course you will have set up and learnt to manage a Zabbix server like a pro.
Christoph Haas is a system administrator and web application developer with 17 years of experience in this field. He received a diploma in Computer Science and is currently leading the IT department of a software company in Hamburg, Germany. In his spare time he contributes to the open source community as a Debian developer or by working on websites like http://screenshots.debian.net/ that he is currently refactoring in Ruby on Rails. Some of the most noticeable contributions are the mail server tutorials he maintains on his website http://workaround.org/.One of the most important aspects of system administration is monitoring the IT infrastructure properly. Christoph has been setting up monitoring systems all the way back to when Nagios was still called Netsaint. He even dedicated his diploma thesis to monitoring.