In the Administration → DM section distributed monitoring options (proxies or nodes) can be configured in the Zabbix front-end.
The dropdown in the top right-hand corner allows to switch between proxy or node screens.
A listing of existing proxies with their details is displayed.
|Name||Name of the proxy. Clicking on the proxy name opens the proxy configuration form.|
|Mode||Proxy mode is displayed - Active or Passive.|
|Last seen (age)||The time when the proxy was last seen by the server is displayed.|
|Host count||The number of hosts monitored by the proxy is displayed.|
|Item count||The number of items monitored by the proxy is displayed.|
|Required performance (vps)||Required proxy performance is displayed (the number of values that need to be collected per second).|
|Hosts||All hosts monitored by the proxy are listed. Clicking on the host name opens the host configuration form.|
To configure a new proxy, click on the Create proxy button in the top right-hand corner.
A dropdown below the list offers some mass-editing options:
To use these options, mark the check-boxes before the respective proxies, then select the required option and click on “Go”.
If node setup is not configured, this screen is empty and displays a “Your setup is not configured for distributed monitoring” message.
See how to configure a node setup.