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 ====== Install Zabbix 4.0 Server on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) LTS ====== ====== Install Zabbix 4.0 Server on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) LTS ======
- +-- //Tested with **Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) LTS** and **Zabbix Server 4.0 beta 1** on **September 2018**// ​--
-//Tested with **Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) LTS** and **Zabbix Server 4.0 beta 1** on **September 2018**//+
  
  
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 and update the apt package list with and update the apt package list with
-  apt-get update+  ​sudo apt-get update
  
 ==== Install Zabbix 4 Server ===== ==== Install Zabbix 4 Server =====
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   apt-get install mysql-server zabbix-server-mysql zabbix-release   apt-get install mysql-server zabbix-server-mysql zabbix-release
  
- +Secure your Mysql/​MariaDB installation with 
-  mysql_secure_installation+  ​sudo mysql_secure_installation
  
 default answers (see below) are fine for a normal setup default answers (see below) are fine for a normal setup
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   Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] --> Y   Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] --> Y
  
-If everything went well, we can also add the Zabbix ​Web UI (not needed but really, really useful) with +Now login on mysql as root with the password just choosen 
-  apt-get install zabbix-frontend-php+  $ mysql -uroot -p 
 +and create a database (and a user) for Zabbix 
 +  MariaDB [(none)]> create database zabbix character set utf8 collate utf8_bin; 
 +  MariaDB [(none)]>​ grant all privileges on zabbix.* to zabbix@localhost identified by '<​mysql-zabbix-password>';​ 
 +  MariaDB [(none)]>​ flush privileges;​ 
 +  MariaDB [(none)]>​ quit; 
 + 
 +Import initial schema and data for the Zabbix server ​with: 
 +  ​zcat /​usr/​share/​doc/​zabbix-server-mysql/​create.sql.gz | mysql -uzabbix -p zabbix 
 +(when asked, type the <​mysql-zabbix-password>​) 
 + 
 +Edit /​etc/​zabbix/​zabbix_server.conf and set 
 +  DBPassword=<​mysql-zabbix-password>​ 
 + 
 +Now install Zabbix web frontend 
 +  sudo apt-get install zabbix-frontend-php ​zabbix-get 
 + 
 +Set the [[http://​php.net/​manual/​en/​timezones.php|right timezone]] for you (mine is Europe/​Rome) 
 +  echo -e "<​Directory \"/​usr/​share/​zabbix\">​\n ​  ​php_value date.timezone Europe/​Rome\n</​Directory>"​ | sudo tee /​etc/​apache2/​conf-available/​zabbix-local.conf 
 +  sudo a2enconf zabbix-local 
 + 
 +and restart Apache and Zabbix Server 
 +  sudo systemctl restart apache2 
 +  sudo systemctl restart zabbix-server 
 + 
 +==== Install Zabbix 4 Local Agent ===== 
 + 
 +This step it is not mandatory, but really useful for monitoring the server itself through Zabbix. Follow the [[notes:​install-zabbix4-agent-on-ubuntu16-debian9|instructions posted here]] to install the Agent. Then, proceed with this guide. 
 + 
 +==== Configure Web UI ===== 
 + 
 +Now point your browser to 
 +  http://​your-webserver/​zabbix/​ 
 +and follow the wizard to configure Zabbix frontend and its access to the Mysql database .
  
-Now edit ''/etc/apache2/conf.d/zabbix''​, uncomment the ''date.timezone''​ line and set the correct timezone. Mine looks like +Finally, when presented the Zabbix “Welcome” screen, enter the user name '//Admin//' ​with password ​'//zabbix//' ​to log in as a Zabbix superuser for the first time(then change immediately the password!)
-    php_value date.timezone Europe/Rome+
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