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manual:concepts:sender [2014/09/25 15:14]
sasha Links adapted because of a move operation
manual:concepts:sender [2016/03/21 06:13]
martins-v mentioning that zabbix sender can be used with an input file
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-==== - #6 Sender ====+==== 6 Sender ====
  
 === Overview === === Overview ===
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   * z - Zabbix server host (IP address can be used as well)   * z - Zabbix server host (IP address can be used as well)
-  * s - monitored host name (as registered in Zabbix frontend)+  * s - technical name of monitored host (as registered in Zabbix frontend)
   * k - item key   * k - item key
   * o - value to send   * o - value to send
  
-See [[manpages:​zabbix_sender|Zabbix sender manpage]] for more information.+<note important>​If objects have whitespaces,​ these objects must be quoted using double quotes.</​note>​ 
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 +Zabbix sender can be used to send multiple values from an input file. See the [[manpages:​zabbix_sender|Zabbix sender manpage]] for more information.
  
 Zabbix sender accepts strings in UTF-8 encoding (for both UNIX-like systems and Windows). Zabbix sender accepts strings in UTF-8 encoding (for both UNIX-like systems and Windows).
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 If the target item has triggers referencing it, all timestamps in an input file must be in an increasing order, otherwise event calculation will not be correct. ​ If the target item has triggers referencing it, all timestamps in an input file must be in an increasing order, otherwise event calculation will not be correct. ​
  
-<​note>​Zabbix sender will terminate if invalid (not following //​parameter=value//​ notation) parameter entry is present in specified configuration file.</​note>​+<​note>​Zabbix sender will terminate if invalid (not following //​parameter=value//​ notation) parameter entry is present in the specified configuration file.</​note>​