Zabbix is enterprise open source monitoring software for networks and applications. It is designed to monitor and track the status of various network services, servers, and other network hardware. The zabbix server can check standard networking services like HTTP, FTP, SMTP, IMAP etc. We need to install and configure a Zabbix agent for gathering data about CPU, disks, internal system process, RAM, etc.
Lets check the steps for installing and configuring Zabbix on a Debian 8 server:
Step 1: Install required dependencies: