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1 Item prototypes

Overview

In this section the item prototypes of a low-level discovery rule on the host are displayed. Item prototypes are the basis of real host items that are created during low-level discovery.

Displayed data:

Column Description
Name Name of the item prototype, displayed as a blue link.
Clicking on the name opens the item prototype configuration form.
If the item prototype belongs to a template, the template name is displayed before the rule name, as a gray link. Clicking on the template link will open the item prototype list on the template level.
Key Key of the item prototype is displayed.
Interval Frequency of the check is displayed.
History How many days to keep item data history is displayed.
Trends How many days to keep item trends history is displayed.
Type Type of the item prototype is displayed (Zabbix agent, SNMP agent, simple check, etc).
Create enabled Create the item based on this prototype as:
Yes - enabled
No - disabled. You can switch between 'Yes' and 'No' by clicking on them.
Discover Discover the item based on this prototype:
Yes - discover
No - do not discover. You can switch between 'Yes' and 'No' by clicking on them.
Tags Tags of the item prototype are displayed.

To configure a new item prototype, click on the Create item prototype button at the top right corner.

Mass editing options

Buttons below the list offer some mass-editing options:

  • Create enabled - create these items as Enabled
  • Create disabled - create these items as Disabled
  • Mass update - mass update these item prototypes
  • Delete - delete these item prototypes

To use these options, mark the checkboxes before the respective item prototypes, then click on the required button.