Zabbix Certified Specialist (ZCS)

You’ll learn how to deploy, configure, and maintain a Zabbix instance from scratch. You’ll also obtain practical knowledge required for configuring monitoring endpoints, learn a variety of metric collection and problem detection techniques, and become familiar with a variety of monitoring concepts.

Products covered Zabbix 6.0
Format Online/classroom
Group size Up to 12 students
Duration 5 days
Course prerequisite None
Recommended skills Basic experience in Linux operating systems
Next level Zabbix Certified Professional Level 3
Previous level Zabbix Certified User Level 1

Acquired skills and knowledge

  • Install and configure a Zabbix instance from scratch
  • Monitor OS resources, network devices, log files, web applications and websites
  • Extend out-of-the-box monitoring capabilities of Zabbix and collect custom metrics
  • Deploy, Configure and extend the official Zabbix agent
  • Collect data by utilizing monitoring techniques such as SNMP, IPMI, Zabbix Agent, SSH and Telnet checks, and more.
  • Detect problems with your software and hardware components
  • Escalate problems across users and departments
  • Let Zabbix automatically remediate detected problems
  • Prevent alert storms and flapping
  • Optimize your data collection for the best possible performance with bulk data collection methods
  • Transform and present the collected data in a human-readable way
  • Create maps displaying the state of your infrastructure components, networks, sensors and other monitoring endpoints
  • Create dashboards utilizing a variety of Zabbix widgets to create a unique view of your whole infrastructure or individual software or hardware components
  • Configure scheduled daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports

Course program

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Day 5

Certificates and gifts

  • Course attendance certificate
  • Zabbix polo shirt
  • Zabbix 6.0 Certified Specialist certificate (upon successfully passing the exam)
  • Zabbix 6.0 Specialist pin (upon successfully passing the exam)
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