Installing Zabbix using Docker and Vagrant

In this post I’ll be installing a basic zabbix server in a docker container. Why? Because it’s dead easy, super fast and plain awesome. It gives me the opportunity to simply roll out a zabbix instance for testing purposes, with only a few commands. I’m going to assume you know about Vagrant and Docker in…

Zabbix on OpenShift using QuickStart

In this post I’d like to document some information I discovered while creating an OpenShift QuickStart for Zabbix. It will be a post that will be updated regularly. An OpenShift QuickStart enables people to setup applications in the cloud very quick and consistent. It’s basically a package of software and scripts to setup an application in…

Filtering using macros and regexp in Zabbix

This is a follow up on my previous blog post about JBoss monitoring and Zabbix. In that post we’re using the queryJBoss.pl script to query JBoss for message queues en later on connection pools. Problems, problems… One of the problems you encounter when you query jboss.jca for the connection pools, you potentially get more information…

JBoss monitoring and Zabbix

For the last few days I’ve been busy getting my JBoss environment into the Zabbix monitoring tool. While I found some good information on the internet, I ended up creating something from scratch and thought it would be nice to share it with you. Update 27-01-2014: This post is only valid for JBoss EAP 5…