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Forum: Zabbix Patches 21-06-2012, 18:32
Replies: 2
Views: 2,737
Posted By James Wells
PATCH: Minor Bug Fix - AllowRoot

Greetings,

So support is built into the Server and Proxy for the AllowRoot configuration option, but the code to load that option is not there. The attached patch fixes that.
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 29-09-2010, 00:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,908
Posted By James Wells
You are correct sir. I just checked the C code...

You are correct sir. I just checked the C code and trends were moved to 3600 seconds from the old 1800 seconds.

I wonder if that may be another reason for the 1800 in the calculation that is...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 28-09-2010, 19:30
Replies: 3
Views: 2,955
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Just coming off a stint with...

Greetings,

Just coming off a stint with BrokenView... Errr OpenView, I would have to vote a resounding no on this.

Having said that however, I can see some value to a more clearly...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 28-09-2010, 18:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,279
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Not sure what item value type...

Greetings,

Not sure what item value type and trigger function you are using, bu the proper way to do this is with a value type of float and then compare that numeric value. You are saying 1%,...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 28-09-2010, 18:41
Replies: 2
Views: 3,713
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Right off the bat, it sounds...

Greetings,

Right off the bat, it sounds like you have only a single entry on the Server= line in your agent configuration file.

For multi-site setups like you are describing, I tend to...
Forum: Off-topic discussion 28-09-2010, 18:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,454
Posted By James Wells
I would actually recommend against this method...

I would actually recommend against this method due to the issue that Mox brought up in Why guest users may edit trigger comments? (http://www.zabbix.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19308)

Perhaps...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 28-09-2010, 18:27
Replies: 17
Views: 3,538
Posted By James Wells
I haven't seen a template for that, but I would...

I haven't seen a template for that, but I would suspect that you really aren't looking for one. Instead what you need is to define what you are trying to monitor from the auth.log. Just grabbing...
Forum: Zabbix Help 28-09-2010, 18:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,990
Posted By James Wells
If all of those conditions are met, then yes. ...

If all of those conditions are met, then yes. This is actually how I run most systems. I will have one or two passive items and set the bulk of the remaining items to active.


One of my...
Forum: Off-topic discussion 28-09-2010, 01:31
Replies: 4
Views: 2,454
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, What information are you...

Greetings,

What information are you looking for? If it is just the structure, I would recommend pulling it from the source tarball in zabbix/create/schema/<DB Type>.sql

If you are...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 28-09-2010, 01:27
Replies: 17
Views: 3,538
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Not sure what security log you...

Greetings,

Not sure what security log you are referring to. By default, Ubuntu does not use a security log. There is an auth.log, syslog, messages, boot.log, user.log, etc...

Once you...
Forum: Zabbix Help 28-09-2010, 00:45
Replies: 5
Views: 2,269
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Sure. It's not simple, but...

Greetings,

Sure. It's not simple, but there are a couple different ways to do it. Personally, the way I prefer to do it is have an action for problem with fairly generic limiters, then a more...
Forum: Zabbix Help 28-09-2010, 00:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,990
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Not much to it really. There...

Greetings,

Not much to it really. There are two configuration options to change in the agent configuration and from there it is all up to the server;

DisablePassive=0 -- This will tell the...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 27-09-2010, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By James Wells
Nope, was talking about the alert comments. When...

Nope, was talking about the alert comments. When you go to the trigger status page, the far right column (Comments) used to be read not from the triggers table, but from the alerts table. And it...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 27-09-2010, 21:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,908
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Trending takes item historical...

Greetings,

Trending takes item historical data and "compresses" it in 30 minute intervals. If your item delay is greater than 30 minutes then trending loses value, becoming nothing more than...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 27-09-2010, 20:55
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Yes and no. They can edit...

Greetings,

Yes and no. They can edit alert comments, but not trigger comments. When a trigger fires, an alert is generated. During this process the trigger comments are copied to the alert...
Forum: Zabbix Suggestions and Feedback 27-09-2010, 20:52
Replies: 6
Views: 4,070
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Hanve't looked at what you...

Greetings,

Hanve't looked at what you have done so far, but you might want to look at the Ubuntu / Debian Zabbix package. I say this because, while it is not fully LSB compliant it comes a lot...
Forum: Off-topic discussion 27-09-2010, 20:35
Replies: 6
Views: 4,794
Posted By James Wells
Some of the features I created; User...

Some of the features I created;

User Specific Page Refresh -- Prior to my code changes, all users had the same 60 second refresh, on every refreshable page.
Alert Acknowledgement -- This was...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 16-09-2010, 00:34
Replies: 3
Views: 2,156
Posted By James Wells
Unless this changed recently, the Zabbix server...

Unless this changed recently, the Zabbix server passes the affected hostname as the argument for external checks.
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 15-09-2010, 23:25
Replies: 3
Views: 2,156
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, The way I did this was with...

Greetings,

The way I did this was with two scripts. One for forward DNS resolution which reported to one item and the second for reverse DNS resolution which reported to a second item. Then...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 15-09-2010, 23:19
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Right off the bat, I suspect...

Greetings,

Right off the bat, I suspect your DB is lagging. What you are describing is symptomatic of heavy DB loading. I am going to guess that your master DB is MySQL and you are using a...
Forum: Off-topic discussion 15-09-2010, 22:51
Replies: 6
Views: 4,794
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, Not so much questions as...

Greetings,

Not so much questions as commentary / review of the book. I received the book last night when I got home from work. I sat down and read through from about 6PM till about 9PM. ...
Forum: Zabbix Help 10-09-2010, 18:46
Replies: 3
Views: 3,343
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, This is actually what the...

Greetings,

This is actually what the nodata() trigger function was meant to solve. The idea is that you create a very low weight item, say system.hostname. You set the item up with 1 day of...
Forum: Zabbix Troubleshooting and Problems 10-09-2010, 18:32
Replies: 3
Views: 2,407
Posted By James Wells
Greetings, I have asked a couple DBA's...

Greetings,

I have asked a couple DBA's about this previously... Sadly, I have never gotten an answer. Basically what you want to do is replicate only parts of the DB, not the whole thing. ...
Forum: Zabbix Help 10-09-2010, 18:07
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By James Wells
Generally, I do a mysqldump and restore instead...

Generally, I do a mysqldump and restore instead of the alter table, but you are correct.

To be honest, there is a lot more that is needed to do this anyway, which is why I recommended that they...
Forum: Zabbix Help 09-09-2010, 18:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By James Wells
WOW, that is very helpful. Thanx Javier.

WOW, that is very helpful. Thanx Javier.
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