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manual:maintenance [2014/09/25 14:18]
sasha Page moved from 2.0:manual:maintenance to manual:maintenance
manual:maintenance [2015/11/26 09:38] (current)
martins-v 'active since' does not activate a maintenance period
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 You can define maintenance periods for hosts and host groups in Zabbix. There are two maintenance types - with data collection and with no data collection. You can define maintenance periods for hosts and host groups in Zabbix. There are two maintenance types - with data collection and with no data collection.
  
-To skip receiving notifications during host maintenance,​ actions should be configured by retaining the default [[:2.0:manual:​config:​notifications:​action:​conditions|action condition]] '​Maintenance status = not in "​maintenance"'​ - then you should not get problem notifications during maintenance. If a problem happens during the maintenance and is not resolved, a notification is generated after the maintenance period ends. +To skip receiving notifications during host maintenance,​ actions should be configured by retaining the default [[manual:​config:​notifications:​action:​conditions|action condition]] '​Maintenance status = not in "​maintenance"'​ - then you should not get problem notifications during maintenance. If a problem happens during the maintenance and is not resolved, a notification is generated after the maintenance period ends. 
  
 To receive a notification for unresolved problems during the maintenance you have to remove the default action condition about not taking actions during maintenance. To receive a notification for unresolved problems during the maintenance you have to remove the default action condition about not taking actions during maintenance.
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 If a log item is added while a host is in maintenance and the maintenance ends, only new logfile entries since the end of the maintenance will be gathered. ​ If a log item is added while a host is in maintenance and the maintenance ends, only new logfile entries since the end of the maintenance will be gathered. ​
  
 +<note important>​To ensure predictable behaviour of recurring maintenance periods (daily, weekly, monthly), it is required to use a common timezone for all parts of Zabbix.</​note>​
 === Configuration === === Configuration ===
  
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 |//​Name// ​ |Name of the maintenance period. | |//​Name// ​ |Name of the maintenance period. |
 |//​Maintenance type// ​ |Two types of maintenance can be set:\\ **With data collection** - data will be collected by the server during maintenance\\ **No data collection** - data will not be collected by the server during maintenance | |//​Maintenance type// ​ |Two types of maintenance can be set:\\ **With data collection** - data will be collected by the server during maintenance\\ **No data collection** - data will not be collected by the server during maintenance |
-|//Active since// ​ |The date and time when executing maintenance periods becomes active. | +|//Active since// ​ |The date and time when executing maintenance periods becomes active.\\ //Note//: Setting this time alone does not activate a maintenance period; for that go to the //Periods// tab. | 
-|//Active till// ​ |The date and time when executing maintenance periods stops being active. |+|//Active till// ​ |The date and time when executing maintenance periods stops being active. ​ |
 |//​Description// ​ |Description of maintenance period. | |//​Description// ​ |Description of maintenance period. |
  
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 Hosts in maintenance are displayed accordingly in: Hosts in maintenance are displayed accordingly in:
  
-  * //​Monitoring -> Dashboard// and //​Monitoring -> Triggers// - a round [[:2.0/manual/introduction/whatsnew203#​maintenance_indicated_by_an_icon|orange icon]] with a white wrench (since Zabbix 2.0.3 version) indicates that the host is in maintenance. Maintenance details are displayed when the mouse pointer is positioned over the icon. (Previously,​ before Zabbix 2.0.3, in the dashboard the names of hosts in maintenance were displayed in orange and, in //​Monitoring -> Triggers//, with an orange string displayed next to host name indicating the maintenance type.)+  * //​Monitoring -> Dashboard// and //​Monitoring -> Triggers// - a round [[manual:introduction:whatsnew203#​maintenance_indicated_by_an_icon|orange icon]] with a white wrench (since Zabbix 2.0.3 version) indicates that the host is in maintenance. Maintenance details are displayed when the mouse pointer is positioned over the icon. (Previously,​ before Zabbix 2.0.3, in the dashboard the names of hosts in maintenance were displayed in orange and, in //​Monitoring -> Triggers//, with an orange string displayed next to host name indicating the maintenance type.)
  
 <​note>​The display of hosts in maintenance in Dashboard can be unset altogether with the dashboard filtering function.</​note>​ <​note>​The display of hosts in maintenance in Dashboard can be unset altogether with the dashboard filtering function.</​note>​