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ZABBIX_SENDER

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 5 July 2011
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NAME

zabbix_sender - Zabbix sender utility.  

SYNOPSIS

zabbix_sender [-hpzvIV] {-kso | [-T] -i <inputfile>} [-c <config-file>]  

DESCRIPTION

zabbix_sender is a command line utility for sending data to a remote Zabbix server. On the Zabbix server an item of type Zabbix trapper should be created with corresponding key. Note that incoming values will only be accepted from hosts specified in Allowed hosts field for this item.

 

Options

-c, --config <config-file>
Specify agent configuration file for reading server details.
-z, --zabbix-server <server>
Hostname or IP address of Zabbix server.
-p, --port <port>
Specify port number of server trapper running on the server. Default is 10051.
-s, --host <host>
Specify host name as registered in Zabbix front-end. Host IP address and DNS name will not work.
-I, --source-address <IP>
Specify source IP address.
-k, --key <key>
Specify item key to send value to.
-o, --value <value>
Specify value.
-i, --input-file <inputfile>
Load values from input file. Specify - for standard input. Each line of file contains whitespace delimited: <hostname> <key> <value>. Specify - in <hostname> to use hostname from configuration file or --host argument.
-T, --with-timestamps
Each line of file contains whitespace delimited: <hostname> <key> <timestamp> <value>. This can be used with --input-file option. Timestamp should be specified in Unix timestamp format.
-r, --real-time
Send values one by one as soon as they are received. This can be used when reading from standard input.
-v, --verbose
Verbose mode, -vv for more details.
-h, --help
Display this help and exit.
-V, --version
Output version information and exit.
 

EXAMPLES

zabbix_sender -c /etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf -s Monitored Host -k mysql.queries -o 342.45

Send 342.45 as the value for mysql.queries key in Monitored Host host using Zabbix server defined in agent daemon configuration file.

zabbix_sender -z 192.168.1.113 -i data_values.txt

Send values from file data_values.txt to server with IP 192.168.1.113. Host names and keys are defined in the file.

echo - hw.serial.number 1287872261 SQ4321ASDF | zabbix_sender -c /etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf -T -i -

Send a timestamped value from the commandline to Zabbix server, specified in the agent daemon configuration file. Dash in the input data indicates that hostname also should be used from the same configuration file.

 

SEE ALSO

zabbix_agentd(8), zabbix_get(8), zabbix_proxy(8), zabbix_server(8)  

AUTHOR

Alexei Vladishev <alex@zabbix.com>


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
Options
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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Time: 13:34:23 GMT, September 26, 2011