Zabbix Documentation 1.8

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18 Regular expressions

Complex regular expressions can be created and tested in the Zabbix frontend by going to Administration → General → Regular expressions.

1 Using regular expressions

After a regular expression has been created, it can be used everywhere regular expressions are supported by referring to it's name, prefixed with **@*, for example, @mycustomregexp*.

2 Regular expression types

All regular expressions in Zabbix, whether created with the advanced editor, or entered manually, support POSIX extended regular expressions.