Zabbix Agent installation on Ubuntu Server 22.04

This procedure covers 6.0x installations

SSH to your server and get root privileges.

Download the .deb package from the Zabbix website


Install the package that adds to the source list an update the package indexes

dpkg -i zabbix-release_6.0-4+ubuntu22.04_all.deb

apt update

Install the agent

apt install zabbix-agent

Configure the agent. I use nano but you can use the editor of your choice

nano /etc/zabbix/zabbix_agentd.conf

Search and edit

– Server=IP address or FQDN of the Zabbix Server
– ServerActive=IP address or FQDN of the Zabbix Server
– Hostname=The hostname of the server as configured on the Zabbix server

Save and exit

And enable the agent as a service

systemctl restart zabbix-agent

systemctl enable zabbix-agent

Check the installation with

systemctl status zabbix-agent

If it is active and running you are all set. Do not forget to add the host to the Zabbix Server inventory.

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