How to install zabbix-agent on a linux system

This section only covers the installation of Zabbix-agent and NOT the zabbix-server. The installation on centos and ubuntu varied little bit.


create a download folder so the repo is not downloaded in the /home


mkdir /downloads

chmod – 777 /downlooads

cd /downloads


sudo dpkg -i zabbix-release/zabbix-release_2.4-1+trusty_all.deb

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install zabbix-agent


Zabbix agent is installated, now configure the hostname and zabbix server parameters:-

#Server=[zabbix server ip]
#Hostname=[Hostname of client system ]


Now restart the zabbix-agent service

/etc/init.d/zabbix-agent restart

To start and stop zabbix-agent service anytime use following commands.

/etc/init.d/zabbix-agent start

/etc/init.d/zabbix-agent stop


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