Zabbix Certified Specialist (ZCS)

This 5 day training ensures easy understanding of Zabbix concepts and structure for the information technology professionals, who need to run Zabbix efficiently and provide support to other Zabbix users.

Products covered Zabbix 6.0
Format Up to 15 students
Duration 5 days
Course requirements
  • Advanced computer literacy
  • Knowledge of operating systems
Next level Zabbix Certified Professional Level 3
Previous level Zabbix Certified User Level 1

Course program

Day 1
  • Intro: Functionality overview
  • Intro: Key Principles of Development
  • Intro: Important decisions
  • Intro: About Zabbix LLC
  • Intro: Zabbix licensing model and commercial services
  • Architecture: Zabbix components
  • Architecture: Zabbix internal architecture
  • Architecture: Zabbix proxy overview
  • Architecture: Data flow
  • Preparations: Network time protocol, Timezone, Firewall, SELinux
  • Installation: Getting Zabbix
  • Installation: Zabbix requirements
  • Installation: Zabbix database installation
  • Installation: Installing Zabbix server from packages
  • Installation: Installing Zabbix frontend from packages
  • Zabbix interface: Interface overview
  • Zabbix interface: User types and permissions
  • Zabbix interface: Using filters
  • User profile: General settings
  • User profile: Language, time zone and themes
  • User profile: User media
  • User profile: Messaging
  • Definitions: List of terms used in Zabbix
  • Definitions: Items and Triggers
  • Definitions: Triggers, Events and Actions
  • Definitions: Macros and Tags
  • Configuration: Host groups, Nested Host groups
  • Configuration: Working with host groups
  • Configuration: Assigning permissions
  • Configuration: Hosts
  • Configuration: Host properties and entities
  • Configuration: Host interfaces
  • Configuration: Host interface status colors
  • Configuration: Host interface availability
  • Data Collection: Item types
  • Data Collection: Item keys
  • Data Collection: Item data types
  • Data Collection: History and Trends
  • Data Collection: Timeout
  • Data Collection: Simple checks
  • Data Collection: ICMP Checks
Day 2
  • Zabbix Agent: Intro
  • Zabbix Agent: Installation using packages
  • Zabbix Agent: Zabbix agent 2 overview
  • Zabbix Agent: Zabbix agent checks
  • Zabbix Agent: Agent on Linux
  • Zabbix Agent: Command line options
  • Zabbix Agent: Agent on Windows
  • Zabbix Agent: Passive checks
  • Command-line utilities: zabbix_get
  • Zabbix Agent: Active checks
  • Zabbix Agent: Troubleshooting
  • Zabbix Agent: User parameters
  • Human readable data: Item units
  • Human readable data: Value maps
  • Update intervals: Overview
  • Update intervals: Flexible and Scheduling
  • Update intervals: Forcible check
  • Preprocessing: Overview
  • Preprocessing: Error handling
  • Preprocessing: Simple change and change per second
  • Preprocessing: Using regular expressions
  • Preprocessing: Discard unchanged values
  • Data Collection: Not supported items
  • Data Collection: Item testing
  • Problem detection: Triggers
  • Problem detection: Dynamic problem names
  • Problem detection: Operational data
  • Problem detection: Trigger expressions and functions
  • Problem detection: Recovery expression
  • Problem detection: Closing and acknowledging problems
  • Problem detection: Problem displaying options
  • Problem detection: Time based functions
  • Problem detection: Trigger dependencies
Day 3
  • Templates: Template properties
  • Templates: Template linking
  • Templates: Multiple template levels
  • Templates: Working with templates
  • Mass update: Items
  • Mass update: Templates and hosts
  • Data collection: Zabbix sender
  • Data collection: SSH checks
  • Data collection: Telnet checks
  • Dependent items: Definition
  • Dependent items: Master item setup
  • Dependent items: Dependent item setup
  • Dependent items: Multiple dependency levels
  • Dependent items: Benefits
  • Data collection: SNMP monitoring
  • Data collection: SNMP interfaces
  • Data collection: SNMP OIDs and MIBs
  • Data collection: SNMP command-line utilities
  • Data collection: SNMP troubleshooting
  • Data collection: SNMP traps
  • Data collection: IPMI monitoring
  • Data collection: Calculated checks
  • Data collection: Data aggregation
  • Data collection: Log file monitoring overview
  • Data collection: Log file monitoring items
  • Data collection: Log monitoring details
  • Data collection: HTTP agent
  • Data collection: HTTP authentication parameters
  • Data collection: Web scenarios
  • Data collection: Web scenario steps
Day 4
  • Automation: Autoregistration overview
  • Automation: Network discovery overview
  • Inventory: Overview
  • Inventory: Inventory modes
  • Inventory: Data collection
  • Notifications: Media types
  • Notifications: Message templates
  • Notifications: User media setup
  • Actions: Functionality
  • Actions: Conditions
  • Actions: Operations and steps
  • Actions: Recovery and update operations
  • Actions: Escalations
  • Actions: Troubleshooting
  • Actions: Internal actions
  • IT Services: Overview
  • IT Services: Problem and service tags
  • IT Services: SLA and service actions
  • Maintenance: Functionality
  • Maintenance: Maintenance periods
  • Maintenance: Using tags in maintenance
  • Maintenance: Pause operations during maintenance
  • Low-level discovery: Overview
  • Low-level discovery: Workflow
  • User groups: Overview
  • User groups: Assigning permissions
  • Users: Management
  • Users: Password requirement settings
  • Users: Permission system
  • User roles: Overview
  • Configuration: Import and Export
  • Audit: Overview
Day 5
  • Configuration: Real time data export
  • Data visualization: Custom graphs
  • Data visualization: Dynamic graph names
  • Data visualization: Network maps
  • Data visualization: Dashboards
  • Data visualization: Dashboard widgets
  • Reporting: Reporting services overview
  • Reporting: Components and installation
  • Administration: General settings
  • Administration: Housekeeping settings
  • Administration: Global regular expressions
  • Performance: Health dashboard
  • Performance: Data collectors
  • Performance: Internal processes
  • Performance: Internal caches
  • Performance: Zabbix Queue
  • Zabbix releases: LTS, major and minor versions
  • Zabbix releases: Upgrade and compatibility
  • Discussions: Q&A session
  • Course attendance certificate
  • Zabbix 6.0 Certified Specialist Exam
  • Zabbix 6.0 Certified Specialist Certificate

Certificates & gifts

  • Course attendance certificate
  • Zabbix branded Polo shirt
  • Upon successfully passing the exam: Zabbix 6.0 Certified Specialist certificate
  • Upon successfully passing the exam: Zabbix 6.0 Specialist pin
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