Zabbix Documentation 2.0

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 Then, when [[item|configuring an item]], enter the key to reference the command from the user parameter you want executed. Then, when [[item|configuring an item]], enter the key to reference the command from the user parameter you want executed.
  
-User parameters are commands executed by Zabbix agent. Up to 512KB of data can be returned ​(it used to be 64KB before Zabbix 2.0.5). **/bin/sh** is used as a command line interpreter under UNIX operating systems. ​This way you can enhance ​the functionality of Zabbix agents.+User parameters are commands executed by Zabbix agent. Up to 512KB of data can be returned. ​The return value of the command is standard output; standard error is discarded. **/bin/sh** is used as a command line interpreter under UNIX operating systems. ​User parameters obey the agent check timeout; if timeout is reached the forked user parameter process is terminated.
  
-See [[manual:​config:​items:​userparameters:​extending_agent|step-by-step tutorial]] on making use of user parameters.+See also: 
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 +  * [[manual:​config:​items:​userparameters:​extending_agent|Step-by-step tutorial]] on making use of user parameters 
 +  * [[manual/​appendix/​command_execution|Command execution]]
  
 == Examples of simple user parameters == == Examples of simple user parameters ==