Install Zabbix Agent AlmaLinux 8

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Install Zabbix Agent AlmaLinux 8

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Installation Guide – Zabbix Agent AlmaLinux 8

 

Introduction

This guide details howto install a Zabbix agent on an AlmaLinux 8 server.

 

1- Disable SELinux

In your editor of choosing open /etc/selinux/config and scroll down to “SELINUX=” and change this to

SELINUX=disabled

 

2- Install Zabbix Agent

dnf install https://repo.zabbix.com/zabbix/4.4/rhel/8/x86_64/zabbix-release-4.4-1.el8.noarch.rpm
dnf install zabbix-agent

 

3- Configure Zabbix Agent

In your editor of choosing open the zabbix_agentd config file
/etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf

#Server=[zabbix server ip]
#Hostname=[ Hostname of client system ]

Server=192.168.1.100
Hostname=Server1

 

4- Start Zabbix Agent

systemctl enable zabbix-agent
systemctl start zabbix-agent

 

– Extras

If you wish to stop the Zabbix Agent you can do so by running the following:

systemctl stop zabbix-agent
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