Monitor a host from a Zabbix Agent (ping / ICMP)

Monitoring my Raspberry Pi network behind NAT is easy using OpenVPN and Zabbix agent/server.

In a few cases, I need to monitor hosts without any possibilities to install OpenVPN and Zabbix agent on it (switchs, routers, wemos, arduinos…).

On the Zabbix Agent

On the Zabbix agent on the same subnet, install fping :

Then create a new UserParameter :

And add the following :

On the Zabbix Server

Then, on the Zabbix server, create a new Item with a nice flexibility :

Then create an associated trigger :

You’re done. Happy monitoring.

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