ZABBIX FEATURE REQUESTS
  1. ZABBIX FEATURE REQUESTS
  2. ZBXNEXT-1009

Monitoring multiple application instances per server

    Details

    • Type: New Feature Request New Feature Request
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Agent (G), Server (S)
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      Description

      http://www.zabbix.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23408

      The basic idea is to use a single template with different parameters

      This is possible though:
      1) Parametrized templates
      2) A separate host entry for each instance

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        Ivan Pozdeev added a comment - - edited

        I see someone finally got their hands on this subject. Unfortunately, I no longer work for the company I planned this for. (but still consider this a big improvement)

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        Ivan Pozdeev added a comment - - edited I see someone finally got their hands on this subject. Unfortunately, I no longer work for the company I planned this for. (but still consider this a big improvement)
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        Rob Brucks added a comment -

        This would be huge for DB monitoring.

        It is possible to have multiple instances of just about any RDBMS (DB2, MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL) running on the same server but on different ports (and we frequently do here).

        To make things even more complicated all of them (except Oracle) allow you to have multiple DBs in a single instance, which makes trying to set up monitoring a difficult task since there is no one-to-many relationships for templates.

        If there was a way to be able to have some type of hierarchy of templates for a single host with parameterized templates this would make it far easier to set up monitoring.

        I bet there are other applications that could also benefit, such as Java.

        Thanks,
        Rob

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        Rob Brucks added a comment - This would be huge for DB monitoring. It is possible to have multiple instances of just about any RDBMS (DB2, MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL) running on the same server but on different ports (and we frequently do here). To make things even more complicated all of them (except Oracle) allow you to have multiple DBs in a single instance, which makes trying to set up monitoring a difficult task since there is no one-to-many relationships for templates. If there was a way to be able to have some type of hierarchy of templates for a single host with parameterized templates this would make it far easier to set up monitoring. I bet there are other applications that could also benefit, such as Java. Thanks, Rob
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        Nicola V added a comment -

        Hi, we'd also love to see this feature implemented.

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        Nicola V added a comment - Hi, we'd also love to see this feature implemented.
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        Little Martian added a comment -

        Indeed this is what i'm looking for but i suspect Zabbix was designed from the hardware point of view (the host is the tree root for all the definitions, that is why the item name is unique per host) and seems to be very good at that. What I need is a Zabbix designed from the application point of view, where the tree top level is the application and not the host.

        This can be accomplished but I suspect the Zabbix DB arhitecture needs some changes and possibly a lot of changes in the server logic.

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        Little Martian added a comment - Indeed this is what i'm looking for but i suspect Zabbix was designed from the hardware point of view (the host is the tree root for all the definitions, that is why the item name is unique per host) and seems to be very good at that. What I need is a Zabbix designed from the application point of view, where the tree top level is the application and not the host. This can be accomplished but I suspect the Zabbix DB arhitecture needs some changes and possibly a lot of changes in the server logic.

          People

          • Assignee:
            Unassigned
            Reporter:
            Ivan Pozdeev
          • Votes:
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