Zabbix Documentation 4.0

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1 Screen elements

Overview

This section lists available screen elements and provides details for screen element configuration.

1 Action log

In the action log element you can display details of action operations (notifications, remote commands). It replicates information from Reports → Audit.

To configure, select Action log as resource:

All mandatory input fields are marked with a red asterisk.

You may set the following specific options:

Show lines Set how many action log lines will be displayed in the screen cell.
Sort entries by Sort entries by:
Time (descending or ascending)
Type (descending or ascending)
Status (descending or ascending)
Recipient (descending or ascending).

2 Clock

In the clock element you may display local, server or specified host time.

To configure, select Clock as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Time type Select local, server or specified host time.
Item Select the item for displaying time. To display host time, use the system.localtime[local] item. This item must exist on the host.
This field is available only when Host time is selected.
Width Select clock width.
Height Select clock height.

3 Data overview

In the data overview element you can display the latest data for a group of hosts. It replicates information from Monitoring → Overview (when Data is selected as Type there).

To configure, select Data overview as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Group Select host group.
Application Enter application name.
Hosts location Select host location - left or top.

4 Graph

In the graph element you can display a single custom graph.

To configure, select Graph as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Graph Select the graph to display.
Width Select graph width.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Height Select graph height.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Dynamic item Set graph to display different data depending on the selected host.

5 Graph prototype

In the graph prototype element you can display a custom graph from a low-level discovery rule.

To configure, select Graph prototype as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Graph prototype Select the graph prototype to display.
Max columns In how many columns generated graphs should be displayed in the screen cell.
Useful when there are many LLD-generated graphs.
Width Select graph width.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Height Select graph height.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Dynamic item Set graph to display different data depending on the selected host.

6 History of events

In the history of events element you can display latest events.

To configure, select History of events as resource:

You may set the following specific option:

Show lines Set how many event lines will be displayed in the screen cell.

7 Host group issues

In the host group issue element you can display problem details filtered by the selected host group.

The problem severity colour displayed is originally from the underlying trigger, but can be adjusted in the problem update screen.

To configure, select Host group issues as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Group Select host group.
Show lines Set how many problem lines will be displayed in the screen cell.
Sort triggers by Select from the dropdown to sort problems by last change, severity (both descending) or host (ascending).

8 Host info

In the host information element you can display high-level information about host availability.

To configure, select Host info as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Group Select host group(s).
Style Select vertical or horizontal display.

9 Host issues

In the host issue element you can display problem details filtered by the selected host.

The problem severity colour displayed is originally from the underlying trigger, but can be adjusted in the problem update screen.

To configure, select Host issues as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Host Select the host.
Show lines Set how many problem lines will be displayed in the screen cell.
Sort triggers by Select from the dropdown to sort problems by last change, severity (both descending) or host (ascending).

10 Map

In the map element you can display a configured network map.

To configure, select Map as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Map Select the map to display.

11 Plain text

In the plain text element you can display latest item data in plain text.

To configure, select Plain text as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Item Select the item.
Show lines Set how many latest data lines will be displayed in the screen cell.
Show text as HTML Set to display text as HTML.
Dynamic item Set to display different data depending on the selected host.

12 Screen

In the screen element you can display another Zabbix screen. One screen may contain other screens inside.

To configure, select Screen as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Screen Select the screen to display.

13 Simple graph

In the simple graph element you can display a single simple graph.

To configure, select Simple graph as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Item Select the item for the simple graph.
Width Select graph width.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Height Select graph height.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Dynamic item Set graph to display different data depending on the selected host.

14 Simple graph prototype

In the simple graph prototype element you can display a simple graph based on an item generated by low-level discovery.

To configure, select Simple graph prototype as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Item prototype Select the item prototype for the simple graph.
Max columns In how many columns generated graphs should be displayed in the screen cell.
Useful when there are many LLD-generated graphs.
Width Select graph width.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Height Select graph height.
Note that a line graph may actually take up more space due to legend text.
Dynamic item Set graph to display different data depending on the selected host.

15 System information

In the system information element you can display high-level Zabbix and Zabbix server information.

To configure, select System information as resource:

16 Problems by severity

In this element you can display problems by severity similarly as in the Dashboard widget.

To configure, select Problems by severity as resource:

17 Trigger info

In the trigger info element you can display high-level information about trigger states.

To configure, select Trigger info as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Group Select the host group(s).
Style Select vertical or horizontal display.

18 Trigger overview

In the trigger overview element you can display the trigger states for a group of hosts. It replicates information from Monitoring → Overview (when Triggers is selected as Type there).

To configure, select Trigger overview as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

Group Select the host group(s).
Application Enter the application name.
Hosts location Select host location - left or top.

19 URL

In the URL element you can display a URL content from an external resource.

To configure, select URL as resource:

You may set the following specific options:

URL Enter the URL to display.
Width Select window width.
Height Select window width.
Dynamic item Set to display different URL content depending on the selected host.
Browsers might not load an HTTP page included in a screen (using URL element), if Zabbix frontend is accessed over HTTPS.