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3 Windows agent installation from MSI

Overview

Zabbix Windows agent can be installed from Windows MSI installer packages (32-bit or 64-bit) available for download.

32-bit package cannot be installed on a 64-bit Windows.

All packages come with TLS support, however, configuring TLS is optional.

Both UI and command-line based installation is supported.

Installation steps

To install, double-click the downloaded MSI file.

Accept the licence to proceed to the next step.

Specify the following parameters.

ParameterDescription
Host name Specify host name.
Zabix server IP/DNS Specify IP/DNS of Zabbix server.
Agent listen port Specify agent listen port (10050 by default).
Server or Proxy for active checks Specify IP/DNS of Zabbix server/proxy for active agent checks.
Remote commands Mark the checkbox to enable remote commands.
Enable PSK Mark the checkbox to enable TLS support via pre-shared keys.
Add agent location to the PATH Add agent location to the PATH variable.

Enter pre-shared key identity and value. This step is only available if you checked Enable PSK in the previous step.

Select Zabbix components to install - Zabbix agent daemon, Zabbix sender, Zabbix get.

Zabbix components along with the configuration file will be installed in a Zabbix Agent folder in Program Files. zabbix_agentd.exe will be set up as Windows service with automatic startup.

Command-line based installation

Supported parameters

The following set of parameters is supported by created MSIs:

NumberParameter
1 LOGTYPE
2 LOGFILE
3 ENABLEREMOTECOMMANDS
4 SERVER
5 LISTENPORT
6 SERVERACTIVE
7 HOSTNAME
8 TIMEOUT
9 TLSCONNECT
10 TLSACCEPT
11 TLSPSKIDENTITY
12 TLSPSKFILE
13 TLSPSKVALUE
14 TLSCAFILE
15 TLSCRLFILE
16 TLSSERVERCERTISSUER
17 TLSSERVERCERTSUBJECT
18 TLSCERTFILE
19 TLSKEYFILE
20 INSTALLFOLDER
21 ENABLEPATH

To install you may run, for example:

SET INSTALLFOLDER=C:\Program Files\za

msiexec /l*v log.txt /i zabbix_agent-4.0.6-x86.msi /qn^
 LOGTYPE=file^
 LOGFILE="%INSTALLFOLDER%\za.log"^
 ENABLEREMOTECOMMANDS=1^
 SERVER=192.168.6.76^
 LISTENPORT=12345^
 SERVERACTIVE=::1^
 HOSTNAME=myHost^
 TLSCONNECT=psk^
 TLSACCEPT=psk^
 TLSPSKIDENTITY=MyPSKID^
 TLSPSKFILE="%INSTALLFOLDER%\mykey.psk"^
 TLSCAFILE="c:\temp\f.txt1"^
 TLSCRLFILE="c:\temp\f.txt2"^
 TLSSERVERCERTISSUER="My CA"^
 TLSSERVERCERTSUBJECT="My Cert"^
 TLSCERTFILE="c:\temp\f.txt5"^
 TLSKEYFILE="c:\temp\f.txt6"^
 ENABLEPATH=1^
 INSTALLFOLDER="%INSTALLFOLDER%"

or

msiexec /l*v log.txt /i zabbix_agent-4.0.6-x86.msi /qn^
 SERVER=192.168.6.76^
 TLSCONNECT=psk^
 TLSACCEPT=psk^
 TLSPSKIDENTITY=MyPSKID^
 TLSPSKVALUE=1f87b595725ac58dd977beef14b97461a7c1045b9a1c963065002c5473194952