Zabbix Certified Professional

This 3 day Zabbix Certified Professional training provides information technology professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and use Zabbix proxy and distributed monitoring for your network and application monitoring needs. It also discusses advanced Zabbix topics. See for Zabbix product information.

This is an online training and is available in English as well as in Dutch.

Products covered
Latest release of Zabbix course material.

In small groups (up-to 8 persons).

3 days.

Course requirements

  • Zabbix Certified Specialist Certificate or Attendance Certificate

Course program

Day 1

  • Intro: Zabbix requirements
  • Intro: Zabbix main components
  • Intro: Communication between Zabbix components
  • Intro: Data collection
  • Intro: Zabbix internal workflow
  • Zabbix frontend: Nginx setup
  • Zabbix frontend: Nginx tuning
  • Zabbix frontend: Nginx monitoring
  • Zabbix frontend: HTTPS setup
  • Zabbix frontend: Practical task
  • Zabbix agent 2: Overview
  • Zabbix agent 2: Buffers
  • Zabbix agent 2: Main components
  • Zabbix agent 2: Installation
  • Zabbix agent 2: Command-line options
  • Zabbix agent 2: Plugin configuration
  • Zabbix agent 2: Named sessions
  • Zabbix agent 2: Specific keys
  • Zabbix agent 2: Practical task
  • Zabbix agent: Remote commands
  • Zabbix agent: Key restriction patterns
  • Zabbix agent: Key restriction rule order
  • Zabbix agent: Key restriction notes
  • Zabbix agent: Practical task
  • Encryption: Overview
  • Encryption: Zabbix options
  • Encryption: TLS Accept / Connect
  • Encryption: Using Certificates
  • Encryption: Using pre-shared keys
  • Encryption: Notes
  • Encryption: Practical task
  • Autoregistration: Overview
  • Autoregistration: HostMetadata
  • Autoregistration: HostInterface
  • Autoregistration: Actions
  • Autoregistration: Passive checks
  • Autoregistration: Encryption
  • Autoregistration: Practical task
  • Network discovery: Overview
  • Network discovery: Host/service events
  • Network discovery: Uptime/Downtime
  • Network discovery: Actions
  • Network discovery: Notes
  • Network discovery: Practical task
  • Database monitoring: ODBC overview
  • Database monitoring: Configuration
  • Database monitoring: DSN and connection string
  • Database monitoring: Practical task

Day 2

  • Preprocessing: Overview
  • Preprocessing: Internal workflow
  • Preprocessing: XML path
  • Preprocessing: JSON path
  • Preprocessing: CSV to JSON
  • Low-level discovery: Introduction
  • Low-level discovery: LLD rule properties
  • Low-level discovery: LLD macros
  • Low-level discovery: Item prototypes
  • Low-level discovery: Practical task
  • Low-level discovery: Graph prototypes
  • Low-level discovery: Trigger prototypes
  • Low-level discovery: Context support in user macros
  • Low-level discovery: Practical task
  • Low-level discovery: LLD of system services
  • Low-level discovery: LLD on Windows
  • Low-level discovery: LLD overrides
  • Low-level discovery: Practical task
  • Low-level discovery: LLD internal workflow
  • Low-level discovery: LLD using dependent items
  • Low-level discovery: LLD and throttling
  • Low-level discovery: Practical task
  • Low-level discovery: LLD of filesystems
  • Low-level discovery: Practical task
  • Low-level discovery: LLD using SQL
  • Low-level discovery: Practical task
  • Low-level discovery: LLD of SNMP OIDs
  • SNMP monitoring: Dynamic indexes

Day 3

  • VMware monitoring: Overview
  • VMware monitoring: Built-in templates
  • Low-level discovery: Host prototypes
  • VMware monitoring: Configuration
  • VMware monitoring: Notes
  • JMX monitoring: Overview
  • JMX monitoring: Zabbix Java gateway
  • JMX monitoring: Zabbix server configuration
  • JMX monitoring: Java application configuration
  • JMX monitoring: Practical task
  • Low-level discovery: LLD via JMX
  • Predictive trigger functions: Overview
  • Predictive trigger functions: Forecast
  • Predictive trigger functions: Timeleft
  • Predictive trigger functions: Notes
  • Predictive trigger functions: Practical task
  • Advanced trigger functions: Count
  • Advanced trigger functions: Percentile
  • Event correlation: Overview
  • Event correlation: Trigger-based correlation
  • Event correlation: Global correlation
  • Zabbix proxies: Overview
  • Zabbix proxies: Active/passive proxies
  • Zabbix proxies: Configuration
  • Zabbix proxies: Health monitoring
  • Zabbix proxies: Runtime commands
  • Zabbix proxies: Throttling
  • Zabbix proxies: Practical task
  • Docker images: Overview
  • Docker images: Deploying Zabbix proxy
  • Real-time data export: Overview
  • Real-time data export: Practical task
  • Zabbix internals: Caches
  • Zabbix internals: Internal processes
  • Zabbix internals: Data collectors
  • Zabbix internals: Practical task
  • Zabbix performance: New values per second
  • Zabbix performance: Bottlenecks
  • Zabbix performance: Database tuning (MySQL) & partitioning
  • Zabbix performance: Recommendations
  • Zabbix releases: Zabbix release policy
  • Zabbix releases: Zabbix upgrade
  • Discussions: Q&A session
  • Course attendance certificate
  • Zabbix Certified Professional Exam
  • Zabbix Certified Professional Certificate

Course Materials: Courseware will be provided.

Certification: Certificate of Completion of the course Zabbix Certified Professional

The course can be re-scheduled, depending on the number of registrations.