Zabbix Documentation 3.2


Table of Contents

2 Problems


In Monitoring → Problems you can see what problems you currently have. Problems are those triggers that are in the "Problem" state.

Column Description
Time Problem start time is displayed.
Severity Problem severity is displayed.
Problem severity is based on the severity of the underlying problem trigger. Colour of the trigger severity is used as cell background. For resolved problems, green background is used.
Recovery time Problem resolution time is displayed.
Status Problem status is displayed:
Problem - unresolved problem
Resolved - recently resolved problem. You can hide recently resolved problems using the filter.
New and recently resolved problems blink for 30 minutes. Resolved problems are displayed for 30 minutes in total. Both of these values are configurable in AdministrationGeneralTrigger displaying options.
Info An green information icon is displayed if a problem is closed by global correlation or manually by acknowledgement. Rolling a mouse over the icon will display more details:
Host Problem host is displayed.
Problem Problem name is displayed.
Problem name is based on the name of the underlying problem trigger.
Duration Problem duration is displayed.
Ack The acknowledgement status of the problem is displayed:
Yes - green text indicating that the problem is acknowledged. A problem is considered to be acknowledged if all events for it are acknowledged.
No - a red link indicating unacknowledged events.
If you click on the link you will be taken to a bulk acknowledgement screen where all problems for this trigger can be acknowledged at once.
This column is displayed if problem acknowledgement is activated in AdministrationGeneral.
Actions Action status is displayed:
In progress - action is being taken
Done - action is completed
Failures - action has failed
The number of actions taken on the problem (such as notifications sent or executed remote commands) is also displayed.
Tags Event tags are displayed (if any).

Using filter

You can use the filter to display only the problems you are interested in. The filter is located above the table.

Parameter Description
Show Filter by problem status:
Recent problems - unresolved and recently resolved problems are displayed (default)
Problems - unresolved problems are displayed
History - history of all events is displayed
Host groups Filter by one or more host groups.
Specifying a parent host group implicitly selects all nested host groups since Zabbix 3.2.2. In Zabbix 3.2.0, 3.2.1, nested host groups are selected if the parent group is specified by a parent group/* syntax.
Host Filter by one or more hosts.
Application Filter by application name.
Trigger Filter by one or more triggers.
Problem Filter by problem name.
Minimum trigger severity Filter by minimum trigger severity.
Age less than Filter by how old the problem is.
Host inventory Filter by inventory type and value.
Tags Filter by event tag name and value.
Show hosts in maintenance Mark the checkbox to display problems of hosts in maintenance, too.
Show unacknowledged only Mark the checkbox to display unacknowledged problems only.
Show details Mark the checkbox to display underlying trigger expressions of the problems.

Viewing details

The times for problem start and recovery in Monitoring → Problems are links. Clicking on them opens more details of the event.