Zabbix Documentation 2.2

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manual:config:items:queue [2014/09/25 14:40]
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manual:config:items:queue [2016/09/20 08:01] (current)
martins-v proxy items included; items that are excluded from the queue
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 The queue displays items that are waiting for a refresh. The queue is just a **logical** representation of data. There is no IPC queue or any other queue mechanism in Zabbix. The queue displays items that are waiting for a refresh. The queue is just a **logical** representation of data. There is no IPC queue or any other queue mechanism in Zabbix.
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 +Items monitored by proxies are also included in the queue - they will be counted as queued for the proxy history data update period.
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 +Only items with scheduled refresh times are displayed in the queue. This means that the following item types are excluded from the queue:
 +  * log, logrt and event log active Zabbix agent items
 +  * SNMP trap items
 +  * trapper items
 +  * web monitoring items
  
 Statistics shown by the queue is a good indicator of the performance of Zabbix server. Statistics shown by the queue is a good indicator of the performance of Zabbix server.
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 To read the queue, go to //​Administration -> Queue//. //​Overview//​ should be selected in the dropdown to the right. To read the queue, go to //​Administration -> Queue//. //​Overview//​ should be selected in the dropdown to the right.
  
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 The picture here is generally "​green"​ so we may assume that the server is doing fine. The picture here is generally "​green"​ so we may assume that the server is doing fine.
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 To do just that, select //Details// in the dropdown in the upper right corner. Now you can see a list of those delayed items. To do just that, select //Details// in the dropdown in the upper right corner. Now you can see a list of those delayed items.
  
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 With these details provided it may be possible to find out why these items might be delayed. ​ With these details provided it may be possible to find out why these items might be delayed. ​
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 With one or two delayed items there perhaps is no cause for alarm. They might get updated in a second. However, if you see a bunch of items getting delayed for too long, there might be a more serious problem. With one or two delayed items there perhaps is no cause for alarm. They might get updated in a second. However, if you see a bunch of items getting delayed for too long, there might be a more serious problem.
  
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 Is the agent down? Is the agent down?
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 === Queue item === === Queue item ===
  
-A special internal item **zabbix[queue,<​from>,<​to>​]** can be used to monitor the health of the queue in Zabbix. It will return the number of items delayed by the set amount of time. For more information see [[:2.2/manual/config/items/itemtypes/internal|Internal items]].+A special internal item **zabbix[queue,<​from>,<​to>​]** can be used to monitor the health of the queue in Zabbix. It will return the number of items delayed by the set amount of time. For more information see [[manual:config:items:itemtypes:internal|Internal items]].