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zabbix_agentd

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Updated: 2016-01-13
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NAME

zabbix_agentd - Zabbix agent daemon  

SYNOPSIS

zabbix_agentd [-c config-file]
zabbix_agentd [-c config-file] -p
zabbix_agentd [-c config-file] -t item-key
zabbix_agentd [-c config-file] -R runtime-option
zabbix_agentd -h
zabbix_agentd -V  

DESCRIPTION

zabbix_agentd is a daemon for monitoring of various server parameters.  

OPTIONS

-c, --config config-file
Use the alternate config-file instead of the default one. Path to the file should be specified.

-f, --foreground
Run Zabbix agent in foreground.

-R, --runtime-control runtime-option
Perform administrative functions according to runtime-option.

 

Runtime control options

log_level_increase[=target]
Increase log level, affects all processes if target is not specified

log_level_decrease[=target]
Decrease log level, affects all processes if target is not specified

 

Log level control targets

pid
Process identifier

process-type
All processes of specified type (e.g., listener)

process-type,N
Process type and number (e.g., listener,3)

-p, --print
Print known items and exit. For each item either generic defaults are used, or specific defaults for testing are supplied. These defaults are listed in square brackets as item key parameters. Returned values are enclosed in square brackets and prefixed with the type of the returned value, separated by a pipe character. For user parameters type is always t, as the agent can not determine all possible return values. Items, displayed as working, are not guaranteed to work from the Zabbix server or zabbix_get when querying a running agent daemon as permissions or environment may be different. Returned value types are:

d
Number with a decimal part.

m
Not supported. This could be caused by querying an item that only works in the active mode like a log monitoring item or an item that requires multiple collected values. Permission issues or incorrect user parameters could also result in the not supported state.

s
Text. Maximum length not limited.

t
Text. Same as s.

u
Unsigned integer.

-t, --test item-key
Test single item and exit. See --print for output description.

-h, --help
Display this help and exit.

-V, --version
Output version information and exit.

 

FILES

/usr/local/etc/zabbix_agentd.conf
Default location of Zabbix agent configuration file (if not modified during compile time).

 

SEE ALSO

zabbix_get(8), zabbix_proxy(8), zabbix_sender(8), zabbix_server(8)  

AUTHOR

Alexei Vladishev <>


 

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