How networking is work with zabbix?

What is Zabbix?

Zabbix is defined as an open-source monitoring tool that is used to monitor servers, networks, IT components, cloud services, and virtual machines. The Zabbix monitoring tool is used to provide monitoring metrics and monitor network usage, disk space consumption, and CPU load. The tool supports various operating systems like Mac OS, Solaris, Linux, and many more. The tool uses a separate database to store the data and monitor the applications. Zabbix Monitoring Tool is developed in C programming language, and PHP language is used for web frontend.

Features of Zabbix are:
  • Visualization
  • Zabbix API
  • Notification and
  • remediation
  • Effortless deployments
  • Security and authentication
  • Metric collection
  • Problem detection
  • Distributed monitoring
Why use Zabbix?
  • Open Source solution
  • Very easy setup
  • Very simple configuration
  • High-level service tree
  • Built-in housekeeping procedure
  • Highly efficient agents for UNIX and WIN32 based platforms
  • Low learning curve
  • High ROI. Downtimes are very expensive.
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Centralized monitoring system. All information (configuration, performance data) is stored in a relational database
  • Support for SNMP (v1,v2). Both trapping and polling.
  • Visualization capabilities
Advantages of Zabbix
  • Nice web interface.
  • Monitor both server and network devices.
  • Flexibility in decentralizing users.
  • Easy to manipulate and configure: All Zabbix configuration is through web interface. …
  • Supports Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD …
  • Trusted in user authentication.
  • Report problems via email and SMS.
Disadvantages of an Zabbix
  • Zabbix must include the Amazon RDS.
  • UI/UX needs to be more catchy and detailed.
  • Zabbix must provide more templates for rich monitoring.
Best Zabbix Alternative
  • Datadog.
  • AppDynamics.
  • Dynatrace
  • LogicMonitor.
  • PRTG Network Monitor.
  • checkmk.
  • Microsoft System Center.


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