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5 Proxy installation

For this procedure Zabbix repository provides choice of 3 packages named as follows:

  • zabbix-proxy-mysql
  • zabbix-proxy-pgsql
  • zabbix-proxy-sqlite3

where the last value of the name (after zabbix-proxy-) represents database type of the package — MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite respectively.

Common configuration

Database configuration for Zabbix proxy

Edit proxy host, name, user and password in zabbix_proxy.conf

If Zabbix proxy and Zabbix server are installed on the same host, their databases must have unique names! Defaults for both are zabbix.

# vi /etc/zabbix/zabbix_proxy.conf