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 |//​Name// ​ |Name of discovery rule.  | |//​Name// ​ |Name of discovery rule.  |
 |//​Type// ​ |The type of check to perform discovery; should be //Zabbix agent// or //Zabbix agent (active)// for file system discovery. ​ | |//​Type// ​ |The type of check to perform discovery; should be //Zabbix agent// or //Zabbix agent (active)// for file system discovery. ​ |
-|//​Key// ​ |Enter the discovery item key.\\ For example, you may use the built-in %%"​%%vfs.fs.discovery%%"​%% item key supported by Zabbix agent to return a JSON with the list of file systems present on the computer and their types.\\ Note that another option for filesystem discovery is using discovery results by the %%"​%%vfs.fs.get%%"​%% agent key, supported since Zabbix 4.0.17 (see [[:​manual/​discovery/​low_level_discovery/​mounted_filesystems|example]]). ​ |+|//​Key// ​ |Enter the discovery item key.\\ For example, you may use the built-in %%"​%%vfs.fs.discovery%%"​%% item key to return a JSON with the list of file systems present on the computer and their types.\\ Note that another option for filesystem discovery is using discovery results by the %%"​%%vfs.fs.get%%"​%% agent key, supported since Zabbix 4.0.17 (see [[:​manual/​discovery/​low_level_discovery/​mounted_filesystems|example]]). ​ |
 |//Update interval// ​ |This field specifies how often Zabbix performs discovery. In the beginning, when you are just setting up file system discovery, you might wish to set it to a small interval, but once you know it works you can set it to 30 minutes or more, because file systems usually do not change very often.\\ [[:​manual/​appendix/​suffixes|Time suffixes]] are supported, e.g. 30s, 1m, 2h, 1d, since Zabbix 3.4.0.\\ [[:​manual/​config/​macros/​usermacros|User macros]] are supported, since Zabbix 3.4.0.\\ //Note//: If set to '​0',​ the item will not be polled. However, if a flexible interval also exists with a non-zero value, the item will be polled during the flexible interval duration.\\ ​ //Note// that for an existing discovery rule the discovery can be performed immediately by pushing the //Check now// [[#​form_buttons|button]]. | |//Update interval// ​ |This field specifies how often Zabbix performs discovery. In the beginning, when you are just setting up file system discovery, you might wish to set it to a small interval, but once you know it works you can set it to 30 minutes or more, because file systems usually do not change very often.\\ [[:​manual/​appendix/​suffixes|Time suffixes]] are supported, e.g. 30s, 1m, 2h, 1d, since Zabbix 3.4.0.\\ [[:​manual/​config/​macros/​usermacros|User macros]] are supported, since Zabbix 3.4.0.\\ //Note//: If set to '​0',​ the item will not be polled. However, if a flexible interval also exists with a non-zero value, the item will be polled during the flexible interval duration.\\ ​ //Note// that for an existing discovery rule the discovery can be performed immediately by pushing the //Check now// [[#​form_buttons|button]]. |
 |//Custom intervals// ​ |You can create custom rules for checking the item:\\ **Flexible** - create an exception to the //Update interval// (interval with different frequency)\\ **Scheduling** - create a custom polling schedule.\\ For detailed information see [[manual:​config:​items:​item:​custom_intervals|Custom intervals]]. Scheduling is supported since Zabix 3.0.0. ​ | |//Custom intervals// ​ |You can create custom rules for checking the item:\\ **Flexible** - create an exception to the //Update interval// (interval with different frequency)\\ **Scheduling** - create a custom polling schedule.\\ For detailed information see [[manual:​config:​items:​item:​custom_intervals|Custom intervals]]. Scheduling is supported since Zabix 3.0.0. ​ |