Zabbix is an open-source monitoring tool used to monitor the health of servers, networks, and other IT units. Zabbix provides a web-based GUI to monitor your device Reports. Users can also set up a mailing system to receive reports as well.
Suppose your Internal Zabbix Monitoring System is on Version 4.0. In that case, you will need to install Zabbix Repo with version 4, or Zabbix Agent will not connect with Zabbix Server.
To install Zabbix Agent 4.0 on Debian 10 (Buster), follow the steps listed below –
1. Download the Zabbix Repo using the wget command from Zabbix Website.
We will install Zabbix Agent version 4 for Debian 10 (Buster) using the commands given below –
# sudo dpkg -i zabbix-release_4.0-3+bionic_all.deb
2. Run the update command –
# sudo apt-get update
3. Install Zabbix Agent –
# sudo apt-get install zabbix-agent
Zabbix Agent has been successfully installed!
Now we will proceed to configure the Zabbix Agent on your server using the steps given here -
1. Go to file /etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf and update the Zabbix server IP address and hostname as per the images given below –
# sudo nano /etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf
2. Restart your Zabbix Agent service.
# sudo systemctl enable zabbix-agent
# sudo systemctl start zabbix-agent
You have successfully installed Zabbix Agent version 4.0 on Debian 10 (Buster).
> Looking to install the Zabbix Agent on Debian 10?
Please refer to Install Zabbix on Debian for more details.
> Looking to uninstall/ remove Zabbix Agent from Linux/ Windows?
Please refer to Remove Zabbix Agent for more details.