how to install Zabbix-agent2 on centos 7 for advanced monitoring2 min read
Hi All, This document deals with how to install Zabbix-agent2 on centos 7 for advanced monitoring.
Zabbix is an open-source monitoring software tool for diverse IT components, including networks, servers, virtual machines, and cloud services. Zabbix provides monitoring metrics, among others network utilization, CPU load, and disk space consumption.
Zabbix-agent2 is a new generation Zabbix-agent2 that comes with a lot of features. Zabbix agent2 is not available on package installation. You need to install it separately. Zabbix agent 5.0 comes with all these new features.
Below are the new features of Zabbix agent2.
- Build on go language
- reduce the number of TCP connections
- have greater check concurrency
- be easily extendible with plugins.
Here we show you how to install Zabbix-agent2 on centos 7
Step 1: Download the Zabbix package and install the dependency packages, For ubuntu, you can use support ubuntu packages
Step 2: add zabbix user for the process
Step 3: Extract the package
Step 4: Download Go and configure
Step 5: Setup the Go binary path
Step 6: Compile and install zabbix-agent2
Step 7: Configure the zabbix-agent2.conf
Step 8: Start the Zabbix-agent2
Check the Zabbix agent log from /tmp/zabbix-agent2.log
Refer the doc for Zabbix-console configuration how to setup Zabbix-agent