3.6 Zabbix Get (UNIX)

Zabbix UNIX Get is a process which communicates with Zabbix Agent and retrieves required information.

The utility is usually used for troubleshooting of ZABBIX Agents.

Zabbix Get can be started by executing:

shell> cd bin
shell> ./zabbix_get -s127.0.0.1 -p10050 -k"system.cpu.load[all,avg1]"

Zabbix Get accepts the following command line parameters:

  -p --port <port number> Specify port number of agent running on the host. Default is 10050.
  -s -host <host name or IP> Specify host name or IP address of a host.
  -I --source-address <ip address> Specify source IP address
  -k -key <key of metric> Specify metric name (key) we want to retrieve.
  -h --help Give this help.
  -v --version Display version number.

In order to get this help run:

shell> zabbix_get -h