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> Event object

The following objects are directly related to the event API.


Events are created by the Zabbix server and cannot be modified via the API.

The event object has the following properties.

Property Type Description
eventid string ID of the event.
source integer Type of the event.

Possible values:
0 - event created by a trigger;
1 - event created by a discovery rule;
2 - event created by active agent auto-registration;
3 - internal event.
object integer Type of object that is related to the event.

Possible values for trigger events:
0 - trigger.

Possible values for discovery events:
1 - discovered host;
2 - discovered service.

Possible values for auto-registration events:
3 - auto-registered host.

Possible values for internal events:
0 - trigger;
4 - item;
5 - LLD rule.
objectid string ID of the related object.
acknowledged integer Whether the event has been acknowledged.
clock timestamp Time when the event was created.
ns integer Nanoseconds when the event was created.
name string Resolved event name.
value integer State of the related object.

Possible values for trigger events:
0 - OK;
1 - problem.

Possible values for discovery events:
0 - host or service up;
1 - host or service down;
2 - host or service discovered;
3 - host or service lost.

Possible values for internal events:
0 - “normal” state;
1 - “unknown” or “not supported” state.

This parameter is not used for active agent auto-registration events.
severity integer Event current severity.

Possible values:
0 - not classified;
1 - information;
2 - warning;
3 - average;
4 - high;
5 - disaster.
r_eventid string Recovery event ID
c_eventid string Problem event ID who generated OK event
correlationid string Correlation ID
userid string User ID if the event was manually closed.
suppressed integer (readonly) Whether the event is suppressed.

Possible values:
0 - the event is in the normal state;
1 - the event is suppressed.