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Version: 1.0

Zabbix Maintenance

This chapter is special guide for Zabbix maintenance and settings. And you can refer to Administrator and Steps after installing for some general settings that including: Configure Domain, HTTPS Setting, Migration, Web Server configuration, Docker Setting, Database connection, Backup & Restore...

Maintenance guide

Replace database

This deployment solution is used the MySQL installed in local, if you want to use other database, refer to:

  1. Export database zabbix, zabbix-proxy by phpMyAmin

  2. Use SFTP to connect Zabbix instance and edit the database configuration file

    • /data/wwwroot/zabbix/.env_db_mysql_proxy
    • /data/wwwroot/zabbix/.env_db_mysql
  3. Recreate container

    cd /data/wwwroot/zabbix
    sudo docker compose up -d
  4. Import database

Zabbix Upgrade

You can upgrade Zabbix by Docker very easy

Please backup all Zabbix data and database before upgrade

  1. Use SSH to connect Zabbix instance and pull the latest image
    docker image pull zabbix/zabbix-server-mysql:centos-5.2-latest 
    docker image pull zabbix/zabbix-proxy-mysql:centos-5.2-latest
    docker image pull zabbix/zabbix-web-apache-mysql:centos-5.2-latest
    docker image pull zabbix/zabbix-java-gateway:centos-5.2-latest
    docker image pull zabbix/zabbix-snmptraps:centos-5.2-latest
  2. Run the docker compose file to recreate container
    cd /data/wwwroot/zabbix
    docker-compose up -d
  3. Login to Zabbix console to check upgrade

More upgrade detail, refer to: INSTALLATION FROM CONTAINERS


In addition to the Zabbix issues listed below, you can refer to Troubleshoot + FAQ to get more.

修改了数据库密码 Zabbix 不能访问?

若已完成 Zabbix 安装向导,再通过 phpMyAdmin 修改数据库密码,Zabbix 就会连不上数据库。

  1. 使用 SFTP 连接服务器,修改两个 Zabbix 数据库配置 文件中的密码。

  2. 重新运行容器

    cd /data/wwwroot/zabbix
    sudo docker compose up -d


Zabbix 能监控哪些对象?

Does Zabbix support multi-language?

Yes,refer to Zabbix language

How does this deployment plan install Zabbix?


Will Docker installation lose data?

Zabbix have mount to volume, and database MySQL is based on non-container deployment

What components included in this Zabbix deployment solution?

Zabbix-Server, Zabbix-Web, Zabbix-Proxy, Zabbix-Agent, Zabbix-java-gateway

Zabbix-Web 是可视化的 Web 控制台,与 Zabbix-Server 是分离的。


Proxy 适合于 Zabbix 分布式部署架构中从 Zabbix-Agent 采集数据,用于减轻 Zabbix-Server 的压力。

What's Zabbix-Sender?

Zabbix sender is a command line utility that may be used to send performance data to Zabbix server for processing.

What's Zabbix-Git?

Zabbix get is a command line utility which can be used to communicate with Zabbix agent and retrieve required information from the agent.

Can I use the RDS of Cloud Provider for Zabbix?


Zabbix-Server 能在 Windows 上部署吗?

官方没有提供 Windows 上的安装方案

#### Where is the database connection configuration of Zabbix?

Database configuration information in LocalSettings.php in the Zabbix Path