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Mediatype

Methods

Class containing methods for operations with Media types.

Methods Description
get() Get media type details
create() Create media types
update() Update media type details
delete() Delete media types

Object details

Media_type

The table contains complete list of Media types attributes.

Parameter Type Description Details
mediatypeid integer Media type ID
description string Name
type integer Media type 0 - Email, 1 - External script, 2 - SMS, 3 - Jabber, 100 - EzTexting
smtp_server string SMTP server name
smtp_helo string HELO value for SMTP server
smtp_email string Email address of Zabbix server
exec_path string Name of external script
gsm_modem string Serial device name of GSM modem
username string User name Jabber user name used by Zabbix server
passwd string User password Jabber password used by Zabbix server

Common tasks

The table contains list of common user-related tasks and possible implementation using Zabbix API

Task HOWTO
Add a media type Use method mediatype.create
Add a bunch of new media types Use method mediatype.create with array of User group objects
Update media type Use method mediatype.update with media type IDs
Retrieve media type details by Group IDs Use method mediatype.get with parameter mediatypeids
Retrieve media type details by User group name Use method mediatype.get with parameter filter, specify "description":"<your mediatype>"