Zabbix Certified Specialist + Professional

Zabbix Certified Specialist + Professional

Monday, 9 April, 2018 (All day) to Friday, 13 April, 2018 (All day)
2 495 € (+21% VAT)
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Open-Future Offices
Leuvensesteenweg 643
1930 Nossegem

This 5 day training ensures easy understanding of Zabbix concepts and structure for the information technology professionals, who need to run Zabbix efficiently and provide support to other Zabbix users.

Products covered
Zabbix 3.0

In small groups (up-to 8 persons).

5 days.

Course requirements

  • Advanced computer literacy
  • Knowledge of operating systems

Course program

Day 1

  • History of Zabbix
  • Zabbix architecture and functionality
  • Server, WEB interface and agent installation
  • Initial Zabbix configuration
  • Zabbix definitions
  • Zabbix WEB interface overview
  • Data collection - hosts, Zabbix agent checks
  • Data visualization - simple graphs, overview
  • Problem detection - triggers, less sensitive triggers, dependencies
  • Q/A session

Day 2

  • Advanced problem detection - detecting anomalies, smart problem conditions, elimination of flapping
  • Configuration management by using templates
  • Agent-less monitoring
  • Data collection - aggregate and calculated checks, SNMP monitoring, log file monitoring
  • Inventory auto-collection
  • Data visualization - custom graphs, network maps, screens, slide shows
  • Events
  • Notifications and escalations - media types, actions, operations, use of macros
  • Automatic recovery by using remote commands
  • Host and host group level maintenance
  • Zabbix Administration - working time, housekeeper, authentication, front-end scripts
  • Managing permissions - users and user groups, audit
  • Q/A

Day 3

  • Automatic discovery - network discovery, active agent auto-registration
  • Low level discovery overview
  • Web monitoring
  • Command line utilities: zabbix_get, zabbix_sender
  • Extending Zabbix - what's possible
  • Business level monitoring - IT Services, SLA, reports
  • XML Import/Export
  • Proxy overview
  • Backup procedures
  • Maintenance and operations - best practices, DB sizing, upgrades
  • Development and release policy
  • Certification (Exam)
  • Q/A

Day 4

  • Advanced data collection - Java monitoring (JMX), database monitoring, SSH/Telnet checks
  • Monitoring of VMWare - vCenter, vSphere, discovery of VMs and hypervisors
  • User macros functionality
  • Low level discovery - discovery of host resources, Windows services, discovery using SNMP and SQL, also writing your own LLD rules
  • Distributed monitoring - Active/Passive proxies, performance considerations
  • Advanced topics - zabbix server processes, front-end customization, configuration parameters of Zabbix daemons, protocols
  • Q/A session

Day 5

  • Encryption in Zabbix
  • Advanced trigger function - trend prediction, percentile
  • Zabbix API - functionality, examples
  • Scaling and performance tuning - how to monitor millions of metrics and millions of triggers
  • Problems, challenges and solutions - integration with 3rd party systems, performance, maintenance issues
  • High availability and redundancy
  • Certification (Exam)
  • Q/A session

Course Materials: Courseware will be provided.

Certification: Zabbix Certified Specialist Certificate

Certification: Zabbix Certified Professional

The course can be re-sheduled, depending on the amount of registrations.