Monitor a Raspberry Pi using Zabbix Agent on Raspbian

Once the server is ready, we can start to configure our agents.

Install the zabbix-agent :

sudo apt-get install zabbix-agent

Edit the configuration file :

sudo vi /etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf

The my configuration file is simple and functionnal :


Then you’re done !

5 thoughts on “Monitor a Raspberry Pi using Zabbix Agent on Raspbian”

  1. Hey,

    thanks for the tutorial. Unfortanetly there is no zabbix-agent package available on apt-get.

    Any other solution?

    Kind regards

    1. Hi,

      You should have it :
      pi@Homer:~ $ apt-cache search zabbix
      grafana-zabbix – Zabbix datasource for Grafana
      libzabbix-api-perl – abstraction layer over the JSON-RPC API provided by Zabbix
      nagstamon – Nagios status monitor which takes place in systray or on desktop
      pcp-export-zabbix-agent – Module for exporting PCP metrics to Zabbix agent
      python-protobix – Implementation of Zabbix Sender protocol
      python3-protobix – Implementation of Zabbix Sender protocol
      resource-agents – Cluster Resource Agents
      uwsgi-core – fast, self-healing application container server (core)
      yowsup-cli – command line tool that acts as WhatsApp client
      zabbix-agent – network monitoring solution – agent
      zabbix-frontend-php – network monitoring solution – PHP front-end
      zabbix-java-gateway – network monitoring solution – Java gateway
      zabbix-proxy-mysql – network monitoring solution – proxy (using MySQL)
      zabbix-proxy-pgsql – network monitoring solution – proxy (using PostgreSQL)
      zabbix-proxy-sqlite3 – network monitoring solution – proxy (using SQLite3)
      zabbix-server-mysql – network monitoring solution – server (using MySQL)
      zabbix-server-pgsql – network monitoring solution – server (using PostgreSQL)

  2. is there a way to install a newer version of the agent? The package manager wants to install an old version
    sudo apt-cache policy zabbix-agent
    Installed: (none)
    Candidate: 1:3.0.7+dfsg-3
    Version table:
    1:3.0.7+dfsg-3 500
    500 stretch/main armhf Packages

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