Would you like to learn how to monitor an Nginx server using Zabbix? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to monitor an Nginx web server using the Zabbix agent on a computer running Ubuntu Linux.
After a successful login, you will be sent to the Zabbix Dashboard.
On the dashboard screen, access the Configuration menu and select the Host option.
On the top right of the screen, click on the Create host button.
On the Host configuration screen, you will have to enter the following information:
• Host Name - Enter a Hostname to identify the Nginx server.
• Visible Hostname - Repeat the hostname.
• New group - Enter a name to identify a group of similar devices.
• Agent Interface - Enter the IP address of the Nginx server.
Here is the original image, before our configuration.
Here is the new image with our configuration.
Next, we need to associate the host with a specific network monitor template.
By default, Zabbix comes with a large variety of monitoring templates.
Access the Templates tab on the top of the screen.
Click on the Select button and locate the template named: Template App Nginx by Zabbix Agent
Click on the Add button to finish the configuration.
After a few minutes, you will be able to see the initial result on the Zabbix Dashboard.
In order to test your configuration, access the Monitoring menu and click on the Graphs option.
Select your Nginx server hostname.
Select the graph named NGINX: REQUESTS PER SECONDS
You should be able to see the Nginx performance graphic
To access more information, search for your Nginx server on the latest data menu.
Congratulations! You have configured the Zabbix server to monitor an Nginx server.