Monitor bacula backup jobs with zabbix

Subject There is an email notification mechanism built in into bacula out of the box. It really sends out email notification after each job.┬áThis works, but in the case a job is stuck and who reads emails after all? So I decided to make my zabbix monitoring solution to handle this. Symptoms Here is what…

md raid and zabbix

Subject In this article I explain how to setup Software RAID monitoring with zabbix. The solution will use two ways – active monitoring (polling) of an array status and passive traps for array events, sent out by the mdadm daemon. Symptoms There were two challenges to deal with. First, even configured properly the e-mail notification…