Zabbix Certified Expert (ZCE)

The lessons provided in The Zabbix Certified Expert course will enable you to realize the full potential of your Zabbix infrastructure by deploying HA/DR together with database partitioning, securing your Zabbix instance and integrating Zabbix with external systems via API. The course will also help you understand the inner workings of each and every Zabbix process.

Products covered Zabbix 5.0
Format Up to 5 students
Duration 5 days
Course requirements Zabbix Certified 5.0 Professional exam
Previous level Zabbix Certified Professional Level 3

Course program

Day 1
  • Installation: Zabbix upgrade
  • Installation: Zabbix from sources
  • Administration: Create SELinux policies for Zabbix
  • Administration: Zabbix DB schema overview
  • Administration: MySQL database tuning
  • Administration: PostgreSQL database tuning
  • Administration: Zabbix with TimescaleDB
Day 2
  • Security: MySQL DB connection encryption
  • Security: PostgreSQL DB connection encryption
  • Security: Internal communication encryption with PSK
  • Security: Internal communication encryption with Certificates
  • Security: Using custom cipher for encryption
  • Administration: External authentication (LDAP, SAML)
  • Data collection: SNMPv3 monitoring
  • Data collection: IPMI monitoring
Day 3
  • Programming: Zabbix communication protocol
  • Programming: Zabbix API overview
  • Programming: Zabbix API authentication
  • Programming: Zabbix API methods
  • Programming: Zabbix API output
  • Programming: Zabbix API filters
  • Programming: Zabbix API modules
  • Programming: Zabbix loadable modules
  • Programming: Zabbix frontend modules
Day 4
  • Administration: Zabbix server startup/shutdown behavior
  • Administration: Data collection internals
  • Administration: Configuration syncer internals
  • Administration: Zabbix queue calculation
  • Administration: Preprocessing internals
  • Administration: Low-level discovery internals
  • Administration: VMware monitoring internals
  • Administration: Zabbix self-monitoring
  • Administration: Zabbix tasks
  • Administration: Event and data processing
  • Administration: Housekeeper internals
  • Administration: Proxy communication
  • Administration: Autoregistration and discovery internals
Day 5
  • Administration: Storing history in Elasticsearch
  • Data collection: Advanced Java monitoring
  • Data collection: Prometheus exporter
  • Administration: Application High availability
  • Administration: Database High availability
  • Zabbix 5.0 Certified Expert Exam

Course attendance certificate

Certificate of Completion of the course Zabbix 5.0 Certified Expert

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