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6 Archive: Zabbix agent (UNIX, Inetd version)

The parameters supported in a Zabbix agent (UNIX, Inetd version) configuration file:

Parameter Mandatory Default value Description
Alias no Sets an alias for an item key. It can be used to substitute long and complex item key with a smaller and simpler one.
Multiple Alias parameters may be present. Multiple parameters with the same Alias key are not allowed.
Different Alias keys may reference the same item key.
For example, to retrieve the ID of user 'zabbix':
Now shorthand key zabbix.userid may be used to retrieve data.
Include no You may include individual files or all files in a directory in the configuration file.
To only include relevant files in the specified directory, the asterisk wildcard character is supported for pattern matching. For example: /absolute/path/to/config/files/*.conf. Pattern matching is supported since Zabbix 2.4.0.
See special notes about limitations.
Server yes - Comma-delimited list of IP addresses of ZABBIX Servers or Proxies. Connections from other IP addresses will be rejected.
Timeout no 3 Do not spend more than Timeout seconds on getting requested value (1-255). The agent does not kill timeouted User Parameters processes!
UnsafeUserParameters no 0 Allow all characters to be passed in arguments to user-defined parameters
UserParameter no User-defined parameter to monitor. There can be several user-defined parameters.
Format: UserParameter=<key>,<shell command>
Note that shell command must not return empty string or EOL only.
Example: UserParameter=system.test,who|wc -l