Zabbix Documentation 2.2

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manual:concepts:sender [2015/11/25 13:56]
martins-v host name -> technical host name
manual:concepts:sender [2017/09/14 07:35] (current)
martins-v trapper item is required to send in data with zabbix_sender
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 The utility is usually used in long running user scripts for periodical sending of availability and performance data. The utility is usually used in long running user scripts for periodical sending of availability and performance data.
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 +For sending results directly to Zabbix server or proxy, a [[:​manual/​config/​items/​itemtypes/​trapper|trapper item]] type must be configured.
  
 === Sending one value === === Sending one value ===
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 <note important>​If objects have whitespaces,​ these objects must be quoted using double quotes.</​note>​ <note important>​If objects have whitespaces,​ these objects must be quoted using double quotes.</​note>​
  
-See [[manpages:​zabbix_sender|Zabbix sender manpage]] for more information.+<note important>​Zabbix trapper process does not expand macros used in the item key in attempt to check corresponding item key existence for targeted host.</​note>​ 
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 +See the [[manpages:​zabbix_sender|Zabbix sender manpage]] for more information.
  
 Zabbix sender on Windows can be run similarly: Zabbix sender on Windows can be run similarly:
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 === Sending many values === === Sending many values ===
  
-It is possible to specify an input file containing the values to be sent to Zabbix server. See option ​//<​nowiki>​--input-file</​nowiki>//​ in [[manpages:​zabbix_sender|Zabbix sender manpage]] on how to properly format the file.+It is possible to specify an input file containing the values to be sent to Zabbix server. 
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 +See the //<​nowiki>​--input-file</​nowiki>// ​option ​in [[manpages:​zabbix_sender|Zabbix sender manpage]] on how to properly format the file.
  
 == Without value timestamps == == Without value timestamps ==
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 Similarly, if a value is first sent to Zabbix proxy, which later sends it to Zabbix server, the timestamp will be first adjusted to match Zabbix proxy time, and then it will be adjusted to match Zabbix server time. Similarly, if a value is first sent to Zabbix proxy, which later sends it to Zabbix server, the timestamp will be first adjusted to match Zabbix proxy time, and then it will be adjusted to match Zabbix server time.
 </​note>​ </​note>​
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 +Zabbix sender accepts strings in UTF-8 encoding (for both UNIX-like systems and Windows) without byte order mark (BOM) first in the file.
  
 == Quoting in the input file == == Quoting in the input file ==