Zabbix 2.2 will be the first version which will allow web scenario templating. But in the days of 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0, I had (still have) serious shortcomings in web monitoring to overcome. I had hundreds of URLs which needed monitoring with a large bulk of them being nearly identical, or at least having identical […]
Looks like the story was bogus. Short version: Some other job posting service put the erroneous requirement in its listing.
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No, I am not the author. I am, however, in the credits on page 1, with links and examples drawn from some of the content on this site. The author, James Turnbull, approached me and asked if it would be okay to do so and […]
I got sick of hard-coding calls to the python Zabbix API module (https://github.com/gescheit/scripts), so I wrote zoop: Zabbix Object-Oriented Python.
With zoop, I have made (and will continue to add) classes, or objects if you will, of Zabbix API calls. Need to create a new item?
I finally created a repository on GitHub for all of my Zabbix scripts (or, if you want to go directly to the repository: https://github.com/untergeek/zabbix-grab-bag)
This is the culmination of a dream that started a few years ago. I wanted a way to share […]
I have just forked zbx-statsd from github into ls-zbxstatsd.
The reason for this is that zbx-statsd was not compatible with the format coming from logstash’s statsd output plugin.
Statsd format is simply “key:value|[type]”.
In logstash, “key” is different, and the format becomes “namespace.sender.’whatever you […]
Update 2015-08-31: My most recent template/mapping can be found here.
2013-11-07: Another year, and things in the Logstash and Elasticsearch have grown and changed considerably. I am now employed by Elasticsearch to work on Logstash. This was one of the first things they wanted me to work on. So I […]
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