Zabbix Documentation 1.8

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6 General Recipes

6.1 Monitoring of server's availability

At least three methods (or combination of all methods) may be used in order to monitor availability of a server.

  • ICMP ping (Key “icmpping”)
  • Key “status”
  • Trigger function nodata() for monitoring availability of hosts using only active checks

6.2 Sending alerts via WinPopUps

WinPopUps maybe very useful if you're running Windows OS and want to get quick notification from Zabbix. It could be good addition for email-based alert messages. Details about enabling of WinPopUps can be found at http://www.zabbix.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2147.