Thursday, February 22, 2018

How to install zabbix agent on windows ?

Zabbix Agent is installed on remote systems needs to monitor through Zabbix server. The Zabbix agent collects resource utilization and applications data on client system and provide such information to zabbix server on their requests.
install Zabbix agent service on windows system
Step 1 – Download Agent Source Code

Download latest windows zabbix agent source code from zabbix official site or use below link to download zabbix agent 3.0.0.
After downloading the zipped archive of zabbix client, extract its content under c:\zabbix directory.
Step 2 – Create Agent Configuration File
Now make of copy of sample configuration file c:\zabbix\conf\ to create zabbix agent configuration file at c:\zabbix\zabbix_agentd.conf. Now edit configuration and update following values.
#Server=[zabbix server ip]
#Hostname=[Hostname of client system ]

Step 3: Install Zabbix Agent as Windows Service
Lets install zabbix agent as windows server by executing following command from command line.
c:\zabbix\bin\win64> zabbix_agentd.exe -c c:\zabbix\zabbix_agentd.conf --install

zabbix_agentd.exe [9084]: service [Zabbix Agent] installed successfully
zabbix_agentd.exe [9084]: event source [Zabbix Agent] installed successfully
Step 4 – Start/Stop Agent Service
Use following command to start zabbix agent service from command line
c:\zabbix\bin\win64> zabbix_agentd.exe --start

zabbix_agentd.exe [7048]: service [Zabbix Agent] started successfully
c:\zabbix\bin\win64> zabbix_agentd.exe --stop

zabbix_agentd.exe [9608]: service [Zabbix Agent] stopped successfully
Uninstalling agent
c:\zabbix\bin\win64> zabbix_agentd.exe -c c:\zabbix\zabbix_agentd.conf --uninstall

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