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manual:installation:install_from_packages:debian_ubuntu [2018/09/11 05:30]
martins-v some rewording
manual:installation:install_from_packages:debian_ubuntu [2018/12/10 09:04] (current)
martins-v a proxy does not have a frontend
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-==== 2 Debian/​Ubuntu ====+==== 2 Debian/​Ubuntu/​Raspbian ​====
  
 ==== Overview ==== ==== Overview ====
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   * Debian 9 (Stretch)   * Debian 9 (Stretch)
   * Debian 8 (Jessie)   * Debian 8 (Jessie)
-  * Debian 7 (Wheezy) ​ 
   * Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) LTS   * Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) LTS
   * Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) LTS   * Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) LTS
   * Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) LTS   * Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) LTS
 +  * Raspbian (Stretch)
  
 ==== Adding Zabbix repository ==== ==== Adding Zabbix repository ====
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 For **Debian 9**, run the following commands: For **Debian 9**, run the following commands:
  
-**Note!** For Debian 8, substitute '​stretch'​ with '​jessie' in the commands. For Debian 7, substitute '​stretch'​ with '​wheezy' in the commands.+**Note!** For Debian 8, substitute '​stretch'​ with '​jessie'​ in the commands.
  
-  # wget https://​repo.zabbix.com/​zabbix/​3.5/​debian/​pool/​main/​z/​zabbix-release/​zabbix-release_3.5-1+stretch_all.deb +  # wget https://​repo.zabbix.com/​zabbix/​4.0/​debian/​pool/​main/​z/​zabbix-release/​zabbix-release_4.0-2+stretch_all.deb 
-  # dpkg -i zabbix-release_3.5-1+stretch_all.deb+  # dpkg -i zabbix-release_4.0-2+stretch_all.deb
   # apt update   # apt update
  
 For **Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic)**, run the following commands: For **Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic)**, run the following commands:
  
-  # wget https://​repo.zabbix.com/​zabbix/​3.5/​ubuntu/​pool/​main/​z/​zabbix-release/​zabbix-release_3.5-1+bionic_all.deb +  # wget https://​repo.zabbix.com/​zabbix/​4.0/​ubuntu/​pool/​main/​z/​zabbix-release/​zabbix-release_4.0-2+bionic_all.deb 
-  # dpkg -i zabbix-release_3.5-1+bionic_all.deb+  # dpkg -i zabbix-release_4.0-2+bionic_all.deb
   # apt update   # apt update
  
   * For Ubuntu 16.04, substitute '​bionic'​ with '​xenial'​ in the commands.   * For Ubuntu 16.04, substitute '​bionic'​ with '​xenial'​ in the commands.
   * For Ubuntu 14.04, substitute '​bionic'​ with '​trusty'​ in the commands.   * For Ubuntu 14.04, substitute '​bionic'​ with '​trusty'​ in the commands.
 +
 +For **Raspbian**,​ run the following commands:
 +
 +  # wget https://​repo.zabbix.com/​zabbix/​4.0/​raspbian/​pool/​main/​z/​zabbix-release/​zabbix-release_4.0-2+stretch_all.deb
 +  # dpkg -i zabbix-release_4.0-2+stretch_all.deb
 +  # apt update
  
 ==== Server/​proxy/​frontend installation ==== ==== Server/​proxy/​frontend installation ====
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 For Zabbix [[manual:​concepts:​server|server]] and [[manual:​concepts:​proxy|proxy]] daemons a database is required. It is not needed to run Zabbix [[manual:​concepts:​agent|agent]]. ​ For Zabbix [[manual:​concepts:​server|server]] and [[manual:​concepts:​proxy|proxy]] daemons a database is required. It is not needed to run Zabbix [[manual:​concepts:​agent|agent]]. ​
  
-<note warning>If Zabbix server and proxy are installed on the same host, their databases must be created with different names!</​note>​+<note warning>Separate databases are needed for Zabbix server and Zabbix ​proxy; they cannot use the same database. Therefore, if they are installed on the same host, their databases must be created with different names!</​note>​
  
 Create the database using the provided instructions for [[manual:​appendix:​install:​db_scripts#​mysql|MySQL]] or [[manual:​appendix:​install:​db_scripts#​postgresql|PostgreSQL]]. Create the database using the provided instructions for [[manual:​appendix:​install:​db_scripts#​mysql|MySQL]] or [[manual:​appendix:​install:​db_scripts#​postgresql|PostgreSQL]].
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 === Configure database for Zabbix server/​proxy === === Configure database for Zabbix server/​proxy ===
  
-Edit zabbix_server.conf ​or zabbix_proxy.conf to use the created database. For example:+Edit zabbix_server.conf ​(and zabbix_proxy.confto use their respective databases. For example:
  
   # vi /​etc/​zabbix/​zabbix_server.conf   # vi /​etc/​zabbix/​zabbix_server.conf
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   php_value upload_max_filesize 2M   php_value upload_max_filesize 2M
   php_value max_input_time 300   php_value max_input_time 300
 +  php_value max_input_vars 10000
   php_value always_populate_raw_post_data -1   php_value always_populate_raw_post_data -1
   # php_value date.timezone Europe/Riga   # php_value date.timezone Europe/Riga
  
 Now you are ready to proceed with [[manual/​installation/​install#​installing_frontend|frontend installation steps]] which will allow you to access your newly installed Zabbix. Now you are ready to proceed with [[manual/​installation/​install#​installing_frontend|frontend installation steps]] which will allow you to access your newly installed Zabbix.
 +
 +Note that a Zabbix proxy does not have a frontend; it communicates with Zabbix server only.
  
 ==== Agent installation ==== ==== Agent installation ====
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 ==== Java gateway installation ==== ==== Java gateway installation ====
  
-It is required to install [[:​manual/​concepts/​java|Java gateway]] if you want to monitor JMX applications. Java gateway is lightweight and does not require a database.+It is required to install [[:​manual/​concepts/​java|Java gateway]] ​only if you want to monitor JMX applications. Java gateway is lightweight and does not require a database.
  
 Once the required [[#​adding_zabbix_repository|repository]] is added, you can install Zabbix Java gateway by running: Once the required [[#​adding_zabbix_repository|repository]] is added, you can install Zabbix Java gateway by running:
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   # apt install zabbix-java-gateway   # apt install zabbix-java-gateway
  
-Java gateway configuration may be tuned in the file: +Proceed to [[:​manual/​concepts/​java/​from_debian_ubuntu|setup]] for more details on configuring and running ​Java gateway.
- +
-  /​etc/​zabbix/​zabbix_java_gateway.conf +
- +
-For more details, see Zabbix Java gateway configuration [[:​manual:​appendix:​config:​zabbix_java|parameters]]. +
- +
-To start Zabbix Java gateway: +
- +
-  # service zabbix-java-gateway restart +
- +
-To automatically start Zabbix Java gateway on boot: +
- +
-  # systemctl enable zabbix-java-gateway +
- +
-<note important>​Note that Zabbix server must be [[:​manual/​concepts/​java#​configuring_server_for_use_with_java_gateway|configured]] to work with Java gateway.</​note>​ +
- +
-Zabbix Java gateway log file is: +
- +
-  /​var/​log/​zabbix/​zabbix_java_gateway.log +
- +
-If you like to increase the logging, edit the file: +
- +
-  /​etc/​zabbix/​zabbix_java_gateway_logback.xml +
- +
-and change ''​level=%%"​%%info%%"​%%''​ to %%"​%%debug%%"​%% or even %%"​%%trace%%"​%%,​ for deep troubleshooting:​ +
- +
-  <​configuration scan="​true"​ scanPeriod="​15 seconds">​ +
-  [...] +
-        <root level="​info">​ +
-                <​appender-ref ref="​FILE"​ /> +
-        </​root>​ +
-   +
-  </​configuration>​+