Zabbix Documentation 5.0

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manual:config:items:itemtypes:ssh_checks [2018/01/15 10:20]
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manual:config:items:itemtypes:ssh_checks [2020/02/04 09:17] (current)
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 SSH checks are performed as agent-less monitoring. Zabbix agent is not needed for SSH checks. SSH checks are performed as agent-less monitoring. Zabbix agent is not needed for SSH checks.
  
-To perform SSH checks Zabbix server must be [[manual:​installation:​install#​from_the_sources|initially ​configured]] with SSH2 support. +To perform SSH checks Zabbix server must be initially ​[[manual:​installation:​install#​from_the_sources|configured]] with SSH2 support ​(libssh2 or libssh)See also: [[:​manual/​installation/​requirements#​server|Requirements]]. 
-<note important>​The minimum supported libssh2 library version ​is 1.0.0.</​note>​+ 
 +<note important>​Only libssh ​is supported starting with RHEL/CentOS 8.</​note>​
  
  
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 SSH checks provide two authentication methods, a user/​password pair and key-file based. SSH checks provide two authentication methods, a user/​password pair and key-file based.
  
-If you do not intend to use keys, no additional configuration is required, besides linking libssh2 to Zabbix, if you're building from source.+If you do not intend to use keys, no additional configuration is required, besides linking libssh2/​libssh ​to Zabbix, if you're building from source.
  
 == Key file authentication == == Key file authentication ==