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Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 27-10-2010, 23:37
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
Don't suppose you've replicated this for 1.8? ...

Don't suppose you've replicated this for 1.8?

Anyway the only point of my "doesn't make any sense" comment was that it didn't make any sense to say that they were taking up resources while they...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 06-06-2010, 20:44
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
Actually that doesn't make any sense. If they're...

Actually that doesn't make any sense. If they're Sleeping, they're not using any resources (well, some memory, but nothing in the CPU). So, something else is going on.

I've got my Pollers and...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 06-06-2010, 20:39
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
You probably only want to do that if your RAID...

You probably only want to do that if your RAID card has a battery backed cache where there's a reasonable guarantee that all the write will complete, even if they get reordered. Otherwise you can...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 06-06-2010, 20:31
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
CentOS 5.x 1.6 1.8 wasn't...

CentOS 5.x



1.6

1.8 wasn't released yet when i did the tuning. these servers have become someone else's problem and they haven't pulled the trigger yet for 1.8
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 29-05-2010, 01:37
Replies: 4
Views: 5,112
Posted By lamont
Misleading Percentiles

I just noticed that zabbix appears to report the percentiles on a given graph after it is done processing it.

So, if you have highly sampled data that you're displaying with 'max' you will get the...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 11-01-2010, 20:13
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
you should check those values against what i've...

you should check those values against what i've got written above...

i started with mysqltuner.pl and another tuning script out there before getting some help directly from the consultant... in a...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 11-01-2010, 20:10
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
this is the zabbix server that is doing the most...

this is the zabbix server that is doing the most work (i have probably 1,200 production servers, and multiple zabbix servers monitoring them):

Number of hosts (monitored/not monitored/templates)...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 09-01-2010, 20:47
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
Oh, and I found that 32GB of RAM helped a lot in...

Oh, and I found that 32GB of RAM helped a lot in perceived responsiveness since the history tables tended to stay in RAM, rather than having long delays printing out graphs from data on disk.

If...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 09-01-2010, 20:44
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
One thing that i still don't know how to due is...

One thing that i still don't know how to due is tuning down the CPU consumption of mysql. All the tuning above helped, but i'm still primarily cpu-bound on zabbix, and I don't know what mysql is...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 21-07-2009, 00:02
Replies: 42
Views: 11,694
Posted By lamont
make sure that in 1.6.x that you are using...

make sure that in 1.6.x that you are using "Problem, if at least one child has a problem" in the status calculation, or in 1.4.x that you are using "MAX of childs"
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 25-06-2009, 19:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By lamont
Bug report page seems to be down or responding...

Bug report page seems to be down or responding slowly for me right now (support.zabbix.com?)

I can't describe the circumstances that it occurs in, i just know the effects are that i wind up with a...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 25-06-2009, 19:08
Replies: 238
Views: 100,258
Posted By lamont
This is both 1.8 suggestions and 1.6 feedback on...

This is both 1.8 suggestions and 1.6 feedback on graphs.

The feature in 1.6 to highly a map area on the graph to zoom is outanding and saves me a lot of time.

Unfortunately, the new sliders at...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 23-05-2009, 00:05
Replies: 4
Views: 2,285
Posted By lamont
Readonly access to all hosts, all hostgroups

Is there a magic button anywhere to allow granting readonly access to all hostgroups without manually having to specify all the hostgroups being added to a given user group? The two most common use...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 22-05-2009, 21:44
Replies: 7
Views: 4,594
Posted By lamont
check setting in zabbix_server.conf, i use: ...

check setting in zabbix_server.conf, i use:

StartPingers=30
FpingLocation=/usr/sbin/fping
PingerFrequency=60
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 22-05-2009, 21:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By lamont
rebumping this one. i looked at a bunch of...

rebumping this one.

i looked at a bunch of the it services child/parent setting stuff but it looked
not entirely obvious where to go fishing for this bug...
Forum: Zabbix Help 05-05-2009, 23:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,602
Posted By lamont
After thinking about this more, i'd pay most...

After thinking about this more, i'd pay most attention to:

1. Hardware RAID controller with battery backed RAM cache (my 512MB RAID caches make me happy, single SATA controllers with no RAID...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 05-05-2009, 23:12
Replies: 35
Views: 27,327
Posted By lamont
if you want to know what i'm doing right now via...

if you want to know what i'm doing right now via some hacked together scripts:

1 - getting a list of hosts on the server
2 - getting a list of triggers setup on a host
3 - creating hosts...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 05-05-2009, 23:03
Replies: 10
Views: 2,545
Posted By lamont
has nothing to do with the issue in this thread...

has nothing to do with the issue in this thread -- which is on unix, dealing with the server not the agent, and is not an actual problem.

you might want to start a different thread for your issue,...
Forum: Zabbix Cookbook 05-05-2009, 22:57
Replies: 39
Views: 85,413
Posted By lamont
yesterday, i also bumped up the table_cache=512. ...

yesterday, i also bumped up the table_cache=512. afterwards my open_tables look like:


mysql> show global status like 'open%';
+---------------+-------+
| Variable_name | Value |...
Forum: Zabbix Help 04-05-2009, 20:17
Replies: 8
Views: 2,602
Posted By lamont
16-32GB RAM, dual quad-core procs, 6x15k SAS...

16-32GB RAM, dual quad-core procs, 6x15k SAS drives, RAID controller with 512MB of cache will be able to monitor 200+ hosts with lots of detail (items) on the hosts, when properly tuned.
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 04-05-2009, 20:09
Replies: 10
Views: 2,545
Posted By lamont
it is the VM buffer cache "free list" -- the set...

it is the VM buffer cache "free list" -- the set of pages that have been not just "cleaned" but actually removed from use and "free"'d (analogous to malloc() and free() in C).

it is named...
Forum: Zabbix Help 03-05-2009, 23:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,886
Posted By lamont
They're probably disabled or unsupported. Go...

They're probably disabled or unsupported.

Go configuration->items and select the host group and host you want, and make sure to click on 'show disabled items' if you see that next to the host...
Forum: Off-topic discussion 03-05-2009, 22:29
Replies: 21
Views: 16,333
Posted By lamont
here's most of mine (all 1.6.4): Number...

here's most of mine (all 1.6.4):


Number of hosts (monitored/not monitored/templates) 299 274 / 0 / 25
Number of items (monitored/disabled/not supported) 18473 17133 / 0 / 1340
Number of...
Forum: Off-topic discussion 03-05-2009, 21:39
Replies: 21
Views: 16,333
Posted By lamont
i can't get this information off my servers where...

i can't get this information off my servers where i've synchronized our users to LDAP. i've got servers that have users and sessions tables that are large:


mysql> select count(*) from users;...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 02-05-2009, 23:55
Replies: 35
Views: 27,327
Posted By lamont
nope, didn't forget it. i had ruby up there. ...

nope, didn't forget it. i had ruby up there.

i played around with ruby, i think around ruby-1.4 sometime around 2002 (?) and found it to be a very nice language and i liked it a lot. it...
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