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manual:installation:install_from_packages:win_msi

4 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.

A 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 license to proceed to the next step.

Specify the following parameters.

ParameterDescription
Host name Specify host name.
Zabbix 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.
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:

NumberParameterDescription
1 LOGTYPE
2 LOGFILE
3 SERVER
4 LISTENPORT
5 SERVERACTIVE
6 HOSTNAME
7 TIMEOUT
8 TLSCONNECT
9 TLSACCEPT
10 TLSPSKIDENTITY
11 TLSPSKFILE
12 TLSPSKVALUE
13 TLSCAFILE
14 TLSCRLFILE
15 TLSSERVERCERTISSUER
16 TLSSERVERCERTSUBJECT
17 TLSCERTFILE
18 TLSKEYFILE
19 INSTALLFOLDER
20 ENABLEPATH
21 SKIP SKIP=fw - do not install firewall exception rule

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"^
 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%"
 SKIP=fw

or

msiexec /l*v log.txt /i zabbix_agent-4.4.0-x86.msi /qn^
 SERVER=192.168.6.76^
 TLSCONNECT=psk^
 TLSACCEPT=psk^
 TLSPSKIDENTITY=MyPSKID^
 TLSPSKVALUE=1f87b595725ac58dd977beef14b97461a7c1045b9a1c963065002c5473194952