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> Action object

The following objects are directly related to the action API.

Action

The action object has the following properties.

Property Type Description
actionid string (readonly) ID of the action.
esc_period
(required)
integer Default operation step duration. Must be greater than 60 seconds.
eventsource
(required)
integer (constant) Type of events that the action will handle.

Refer to the event "source" property for a list of supported event types.
name
(required)
string Name of the action.
def_longdata string Problem message text.
def_shortdata string Problem message subject.
r_longdata string Recovery message text.
r_shortdata string Recovery message subject.
recovery_msg integer Whether recovery messages are enabled.

Possible values:
0 - (default) disabled;
1 - enabled.
status integer Whether the action is enabled or disabled.

Possible values:
0 - (default) enabled;
1 - disabled.

Action operation

The action operation object defines an operation that will be performed when an action is executed. It has the following properties.

Property Type Description
operationid string (readonly) ID of the action operation.
operationtype
(required)
integer Type of operation.

Possible values:
0 - send message;
1 - remote command;
2 - add host;
3 - remove host;
4 - add to host group;
5 - remove from host group;
6 - link to template;
7 - unlink from template;
8 - enable host;
9 - disable host;
10 - set host inventory mode.
actionid string ID of the action that the operation belongs to.
esc_period integer Duration of an escalation step in seconds. Must be greater than 60 seconds. If set to 0, the default action escalation period will be used.

Default: 0.
esc_step_from integer Step to start escalation from.

Default: 1.
esc_step_to integer Step to end escalation at.

Default: 1.
evaltype integer Operation condition evaluation method.

Possible values:
0 - (default) AND / OR;
1 - AND;
2 - OR.
opcommand object Object containing the data about the command run by the operation.

The operation command object is described in detail below.

Required for remote command operations.
opcommand_grp array Host groups to run remote commands on.

Each object has the following properties:
opcommand_grpid - (string, readonly) ID of the object;
operationid - (string) ID of the operation;
groupid - (string) ID of the host group.

Required for remote command operations if opcommand_hst is not set.
opcommand_hst array Host to run remote commands on.

Each object has the following properties:
opcommand_hstid - (string, readonly) ID of the object;
operationid - (string) ID of the operation;
hostid - (string) ID of the host; if set to 0 the command will be run on the current host.

Required for remote command operations if opcommand_grp is not set.
opconditions array Operation conditions used for trigger actions.

The operation condition object is described in detail below.
opgroup array Host groups to add hosts to.

Each object has the following properties:
operationid - (string) ID of the operation;
groupid - (string) ID of the host group.

Required for “add to host group” and “remove from host group” operations.
opmessage object Object containing the data about the message sent by the operation.

The operation message object is described in detail below.

Required for message operations.
opmessage_grp array User groups to send messages to.

Each object has the following properties:
operationid - (string) ID of the operation;
usrgrpid - (string) ID of the user group.

Required for message operations if opmessage_usr is not set.
opmessage_usr array Users to send messages to.

Each object has the following properties:
operationid - (string) ID of the operation;
userid - (string) ID of the user.

Required for message operations if opmessage_grp is not set.
optemplate array Templates to link the hosts to to.

Each object has the following properties:
operationid - (string) ID of the operation;
templateid - (string) ID of the template.

Required for “link to template” and “unlink from template” operations.
opinventory object Inventory mode set host to.

Object has the following properties:
operationid - (string) ID of the operation;
inventory_mode - (string) Inventory mode.

Required for “Set host inventory mode” operations.

Action operation command

The operation command object contains data about the command that will be run by the operation.

Property Type Description
operationid string (readonly) ID of the operation.
command
(required)
string Command to run.
type
(required)
integer Type of operation command.

Possible values:
0 - custom script;
1 - IPMI;
2 - SSH;
3 - Telnet;
4 - global script.
authtype integer Authentication method used for SSH commands.

Possible values:
0 - password;
1 - public key.

Required for SSH commands.
execute_on integer Target on which the custom script operation command will be executed.

Possible values:
0 - Zabbix agent;
1 - Zabbix server.

Required for custom script commands.
password string Password used for SSH commands with password authentication and Telnet commands.
port string Port number used for SSH and Telnet commands.
privatekey string Name of the private key file used for SSH commands with public key authentication.

Required for SSH commands with public key authentication.
publickey string Name of the public key file used for SSH commands with public key authentication.

Required for SSH commands with public key authentication.
scriptid string ID of the script used for global script commands.

Required for global script commands.
username string User name used for authentication.

Required for SSH and Telnet commands.

Action operation message

The operation message object contains data about the message that will be sent by the operation.

Property Type Description
operationid string (readonly) ID of the action operation.
default_msg integer Whether to use the default action message text and subject.

Possible values:
0 - (default) use the data from the operation;
1 - use the data from the action.
mediatypeid string ID of the media type that will be used to send the message.
message string Operation message text.
subject string Operation message subject.

Action operation condition

The action operation condition object defines a condition that must be met to perform the current operation. It has the following properties.

Property Type Description
opconditionid string (readonly) ID of the action operation condition
conditiontype
(required)
integer Type of condition.

Possible values:
14 - event acknowledged.
value
(required)
string Value to compare with.
operationid string (readonly) ID of the operation.
operator integer Condition operator.

Possible values:
0 - (default) =.

The following operators and values are supported for each operation condition type.

Condition Condition name Supported operators Expected value
14 Event acknowledged = Whether the event is acknowledged.

Possible values:
0 - not acknowledged;
1 - acknowledged.

Action filter

The action filter object defines a set of conditions that must be met to perform the configured action operations. It has the following properties.

Property Type Description
conditions
(required)
array Set of filter conditions to use for filtering results.
evaltype
(required)
integer Filter condition evaluation method.

Possible values:
0 - and/or;
1 - and;
2 - or;
3 - custom expression.
eval_formula string (readonly) Generated expression that will be used for evaluating filter conditions. The expression contains IDs that reference specific filter conditions by its formulaid. The value of eval_formula is equal to the value of formula for filters with a custom expression.
formula string User-defined expression to be used for evaluating conditions of filters with a custom expression. The expression must contain IDs that reference specific filter conditions by its formulaid. The IDs used in the expression must exactly match the ones defined in the filter conditions: no condition can remain unused or omitted.

Required for custom expression filters.

Action filter condition

The action filter condition object defines a specific condition that must be checked before running the action operations.

Property Type Description
conditionid string (readonly) ID of the action condition.
conditiontype
(required)
integer Type of condition.

Possible values for trigger actions:
0 - host group;
1 - host;
2 - trigger;
3 - trigger name;
4 - trigger severity;
5 - trigger value;
6 - time period;
13 - host template;
15 - application;
16 - maintenance status.

Possible values for discovery actions:
7 - host IP;
8 - discovered service type;
9 - discovered service port;
10 - discovery status;
11 - uptime or downtime duration;
12 - received value;
18 - discovery rule;
19 - discovery check;
20 - proxy;
21 - discovery object.

Possible values for auto-registration actions:
20 - proxy;
22 - host name;
24 - host metadata.

Possible values for internal actions:
0 - host group;
1 - host;
13 - host template;
15 - application;
23 - event type.
value
(required)
string Value to compare with.
actionid string (readonly) ID of the action that the condition belongs to.
formulaid string Arbitrary unique ID that is used to reference the condition from a custom expression. Can only contain capital-case letters. The ID must be defined by the user when modifying filter conditions, but will be generated anew when requesting them afterward.
operator integer Condition operator.

Possible values:
0 - (default) =;
1 - <>;
2 - like;
3 - not like;
4 - in;
5 - >=;
6 - <=;
7 - not in.
To better understand how to use filters with various types of expressions, see examples on the action.get and action.create method pages.

The following operators and values are supported for each condition type.

Condition Condition name Supported operators Expected value
0 Host group =, <> Host group ID.
1 Host =, <> Host ID.
2 Trigger =, <> Trigger ID.
3 Trigger name like, not like Trigger name.
4 Trigger severity =, <>, >=, <= Trigger severity. Refer to the trigger "severity" property for a list of supported trigger severities.
5 Trigger value = Trigger value. Refer to the trigger "value" property for a list of supported trigger values.
6 Time period in, not in Time when the event was triggered as a time period.
7 Host IP =, <> One or several IP ranges to check separated by commas. Refer to the network discovery configuration section for more information on supported formats of IP ranges.
8 Discovered service type =, <> Type of discovered service. The type of service matches the type of the discovery check used to detect the service. Refer to the discovery check "type" property for a list of supported types.
9 Discovered service port =, <> One or several port ranges separated by commas.
10 Discovery status = Status of a discovered object.

Possible values:
0 - host or service up;
1 - host or service down;
2 - host or service discovered;
3 - host or service lost.
11 Uptime or downtime duration >=, <= Time indicating how long has the discovered object been in the current status in seconds.
12 Received values =, <>, >=, <=, like, not like Value returned when performing a Zabbix agent, SNMPv1, SNMPv2 or SNMPv3 discovery check.
13 Host template =, <> Linked template ID.
15 Application =, like, not like Name of the application.
16 Maintenance status in, not in No value required: using the “in” operator means that the host must be in maintenance, “not in” - not in maintenance.
18 Discovery rule =, <> ID of the discovery rule.
19 Discovery check =, <> ID of the discovery check.
20 Proxy =, <> ID of the proxy.
21 Discovery object = Type of object that triggered the discovery event.

Possible values:
1 - discovered host;
2 - discovered service.
22 Host name like, not like Host name.
23 Event type = Specific internal event.

Possible values:
0 - item in “not supported” state;
1 - item in “normal” state;
2 - LLD rule in “not supported” state;
3 - LLD rule in “normal” state;
4 - trigger in “unknown” state;
5 - trigger in “normal” state.
24 Host metadata like, not like Metadata of the auto-registered host.