Would you like to learn how to configure Zabbix web monitoring? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to monitor website using Zabbix and the web scenario feature.

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Tutorial - Zabbix Monitor Website

Open your browser and enter the IP address of your web server plus /zabbix.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:

• http://35.162.85.57/zabbix

On the login screen, use the default username and default password.

• Default Username: Admin
• Default Password: zabbix

zabbix login

After a successful login, you will be sent to the Zabbix Dashboard.

zabbix dashboard

On the dashboard screen, access the Configuration menu and select the Host option.

zabbix add host

Locate and click on the Host named: ZABBIX SERVER

Zabbix server host

On the Host properties screen, access the Applications tab.

Zabbix Applications

On the top right part of the screen, click on the Create application button.

zabbix host application

On the Host applications screen, create a new application named WEBSITE.

Zabbix website application

After finishing the Application creation, access the Web scenarios tab.

zabbix web scenarios

On the top right part of the screen, click on the Create web scenario button.

Zabbix Create Web Scenario

On the web scenario screen, you need to configure the following items:

• Name: Enter a website identification.
• Application: Website
• Update interval: 1 Minute
• Agent: Zabbix
• Enabled: Yes

Zabbix web scenario configuration

Access the Steps tab and Add new step.

Zabbix Web scenario steps

You need to configure the following items:

• Name: Enter an identification.
• URL: Enter the website URL
• Follow redirects: Yes
• Require status code:  200

zabbix web monitoring configuration

Click on the Add button and finish the web scenario configuration.

Wait 5 minutes.

In order to test your configuration, access the Monitoring menu and click on the Latest data option.

Zabbix Latest data

Use the filter configuration to select the Zabbix server host.

Use the filter configuration to select the Website application.

Click on the apply button.

zabbix web monitoring filter

You should be able to see the results of your website monitoring using Zabbix.

Zabbix website monitor

Congratulations! You have configured the Zabbix to monitor a website.