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manual:appendix:api:item:definitions [2014/09/26 06:45]
filipp.sudanov Links adapted because of a move operation
manual:appendix:api:item:definitions [2018/12/17 10:02] (current)
martins-v 'hostid' clarified to include both hosts and templates
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 | itemid ​ | string ​ | //​(readonly)//​ ID of the item.  | | itemid ​ | string ​ | //​(readonly)//​ ID of the item.  |
 | **delay** \\ (required) | integer | Update interval of the item in seconds. | | **delay** \\ (required) | integer | Update interval of the item in seconds. |
-| **hostid** \\ (required) | string | ID of the host that the item belongs to. | +| **hostid** \\ (required) | string | ID of the host or template ​that the item belongs to. | 
-| **interfaceid** \\ (required) | string ​ | ID of the item's host interface. Used only for host items. \\ \\ Optional for Zabbix agent (active), Zabbix internal, Zabbix trapper, Zabbix aggregate, database monitor and calculated items. |+| **interfaceid** \\ (required) | string ​ | ID of the item's host interface.\\ \\ Not required for template items. ​Optional for Zabbix agent (active), Zabbix internal, Zabbix trapper, Zabbix aggregate, database monitor and calculated items. |
 | **key_** \\ (required) | string | Item key. | | **key_** \\ (required) | string | Item key. |
 | **name** \\ (required) | string | Name of the item. | | **name** \\ (required) | string | Name of the item. |
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 | snmpv3_securityname | string | SNMPv3 security name. Used only by SNMPv3 items. | | snmpv3_securityname | string | SNMPv3 security name. Used only by SNMPv3 items. |
 | status | integer | Status of the item. \\ \\ Possible values: \\ 0 - //​(default)//​ enabled item; \\ 1 - disabled item; \\ 3 - unsupported item. | | status | integer | Status of the item. \\ \\ Possible values: \\ 0 - //​(default)//​ enabled item; \\ 1 - disabled item; \\ 3 - unsupported item. |
-| templateid | string | (readonly) ID of the parent template item. |+| templateid | string | (readonly) ID of the parent template item.\\ \\ //Hint//: Use the ''​hostid''​ property to specify the template that the item belongs to. |
 | trapper_hosts | string | Allowed hosts. Used only by trapper items. | | trapper_hosts | string | Allowed hosts. Used only by trapper items. |
 | trends | integer | Number of days to keep item's trends data. \\ \\ Default: 365. | | trends | integer | Number of days to keep item's trends data. \\ \\ Default: 365. |