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The hidden power of network maps on Zabbix

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The hidden power of network maps on Zabbix by Rihards Olups at Zabbix Conference 2011

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The hidden power of network maps on Zabbix

  1. 1. Maps Maps Maps
  2. 2. See - Do● Maps – what can you do● Maps – how can you do it
  3. 3. SEE
  4. 4. 2. 0
  5. 5. Custom icon...● custom icon for all 5 types
  6. 6. ...that changes
  7. 7. Icon highlighting, change marking
  8. 8. Those labels have type
  9. 9. Label “Label”● OK/PROBLEM● Problem (trigger) name or "1 problem"
  10. 10. Label location
  11. 11. Acknowledge status
  12. 12. Links between elements
  13. 13. Labels on links
  14. 14. Display realtime data
  15. 15. Link indicators
  16. 16. Global scripts 0 2.
  17. 17. Built-in and custom URLs 0 2.
  18. 18. Background
  19. 19. Timestamped
  20. 20. DO
  21. 21. permissions - ALL ORNOTHING
  22. 22. Drag drop
  23. 23. Grid 0 2.
  24. 24. Element editing 0 2.
  25. 25. Multiple element editing 0 2.
  26. 26. Routed and branching links● Use invisible images
  27. 27. Macro-variables● Can be used both in element and link labels● {HOSTNAME}● {Server:system.cpu.load.last(0)}● {{HOSTNAME}:system.cpu.load.last(0)}● last(), min(), max(), avg()
  28. 28. SAVE THE MAP
  29. 29. Custom images● Icons & background images● Administration -> General -> Images● www.osm.org ← the best
  30. 30. XML● Backup purposes● Generate maps externally
  31. 31. XML – image import● XML may contain icons & backgrounds● base64
  32. 32. API{ }],"jsonrpc": "2.0", "name": "ZABBIX-Map","method": "map.create", "width": "800","params": [{ "height": "600", "selements": [{ "elementid": "0", "backgroundid": "0", "elementtype": "4", "label_type": "0", "iconid_off": "100100000000036", "label_location": "0", "iconid_on": "0", "highlight": 0, "iconid_unknown": "0", "expandproblem": 0, "label": "New element", "markelements": 0, "label_location": "0", "x": "200", "show_unack": 0 "y": "100", }], "url": "", "auth": "iconid_disabled": "0", "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e", "iconid_maintenance": "0" "id": 2 }], }
  33. 33. Selecting a map in the URL● Usual way – refer by ID ● maps.php?sysmapid=13● “mapname” – refer by name ● maps.php?mapname=Happy%20Mappy
  34. 34. Happy mapping(got your own hints ?)

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