Wait 3 minutes for the Zabbix proxy to read the list of configurations from the Zabbix Server.
Congratulations! You have finished the Zabbix Proxy installation and configuration.
Now, we are going to configure Zabbix to monitor the computer running the Proxy service.
Access the Zabbix server dashboard and add the Proxy computer as a Host.
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 the Zabbix Proxy Hostname.
• 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 Proxy 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 ZABBIX PROXY.
Click on the Add button (1).
Click on the Add button (2).
After a few minutes, you will be able to see the initial result on the Zabbix Dashboard.
The final result will take at least one hour.
By default, Zabbix will wait 1 hour to discover the number of interfaces available on the Proxy computer.
By default, Zabbix will wait 1 hour before collect information from the network interfaces.
Congratulations! You have configured the Zabbix server to monitor the Zabbix Proxy computer.