Ubuntu 20.04
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Zabbix 5.0 : Add Monitoring Target (Ubuntu)
2020/06/24
 
Add Monitoring Target Host. Add a Ubuntu 20.04 server as an example on here.
[1] Install Zabbix Agent on the server you'd like to add for monitoring target.
root@node01:~#
wget https://repo.zabbix.com/zabbix/5.0/ubuntu/pool/main/z/zabbix-release/zabbix-release_5.0-1+focal_all.deb

root@node01:~#
dpkg -i zabbix-release_5.0-1+focal_all.deb

Selecting previously unselected package zabbix-release.
(Reading database ... 72691 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack zabbix-release_5.0-1+focal_all.deb ...
Unpacking zabbix-release (1:5.0-1+focal) ...
Setting up zabbix-release (1:5.0-1+focal) ...

root@node01:~#
apt update

root@node01:~#
apt -y install zabbix-agent
root@node01:~#
vi /etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf
# line 119: specify Zabbix server

Server=
10.0.0.30
# line 160: specify Zabbix server

ServerActive=
10.0.0.30
# line 171: change to the own hostname

Hostname=
node01.srv.world
root@node01:~#
systemctl restart zabbix-agent

root@node01:~#
systemctl enable zabbix-agent

[2] Login to Zabbix admin site with admin user and move to [Configuration] - [Hosts] tab, and then click [Create Host] button.
[3] Input a hostname for [Hostname] field, input any name you like for [Visible name] field, select a group or add a new group for [Groups] field, input IP address and DNS name for [Interfaces] field. For other fields are optional. If it's OK all, move to [Templates] tab.
[4] Click [Select] button.
[5] Click [Select] button again.
[6] Select [Templates/Operating systems].
[7] Select [Template OS Linux by Zabbix agent active].
[8] Confirm the template added and click [Add] button.
[9] New monitoring target is added. After few minutes, monitoring data are collected like follows.
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