A medium is a delivery channel for Zabbix alerts. None, one or more media types can be assigned to user.
Notifications using Jabber messaging.
When sending notifications, Zabbix tries to look up a Jabber SRV record first, and if that fails, it uses an address record for that domain. Among Jabber SRV records, the one with the highest priority and maximum weight is chosen. If it fails, other records are not tried.
Looking up Jabber SRV records is supported since Zabbix 1.8.6. Prior to that Zabbix only tried an address record.
Custom media scripts are executed from the path defined in the Zabbix server configuration file variable AlertScriptsPath. The script has three command line variables passed to it:
Environment variables are not preserved or created for the script, so they should be handled explicitly.
Zabbix supports sending of SMS messages using Serial GSM Modem connected to Zabbix Server's serial port.
Make sure that:
Zabbix has been tested with the following GSM modems: