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ZABBIX_SERVER(8) System Manager's Manual ZABBIX_SERVER(8)


zabbix_server - Zabbix server daemon


zabbix_server [-c config-file]
zabbix_server [-c config-file] -R runtime-option
zabbix_server -h
zabbix_server -V


zabbix_server is the core daemon of Zabbix software.


Use the alternate config-file instead of the default one.
Run Zabbix server in foreground.
Perform administrative functions according to runtime-option.
Runtime control options
Reload configuration cache. Ignored if cache is being currently loaded. Default configuration file (unless -c option is specified) will be used to find PID file and signal will be sent to process, listed in PID file.
Reload SNMP cache.
Execute the housekeeper. Ignored if housekeeper is being currently executed.
Execute the trigger housekeeper. Ignored if trigger housekeeper is being currently executed.
Reload secrets from Vault. Ignored if configuration cache or secrets are being currently loaded.
Log internal diagnostic information of the specified section. Section can be historycache, preprocessing, alerting, lld, valuecache, locks. By default diagnostic information of all sections is logged.
Display high availability cluster status. Can be performed only on active node.
ha_remove_node[=name|ID] Remove high availability node by its name or ID listed in ha_status. Can be performed only on active node.
Set high availability failover delay. The delay can be specified using time suffixes. Can be performed only on active node.
Increase log level, affects all processes if target is not specified
Decrease log level, affects all processes if target is not specified
Log level control targets
All processes of specified type (alerter, alert manager, configuration syncer, discoverer, escalator, ha manager, history syncer, housekeeper, http poller, icmp pinger, ipmi manager, ipmi poller, java poller, lld manager, lld worker, poller, preprocessing manager, preprocessing worker, proxy poller, self-monitoring, snmp trapper, task manager, timer, trapper, unreachable poller, vmware collector, history poller, availability manager, service manager, odbc poller)
Process type and number (e.g., poller,3)
Process identifier
Display this help and exit.
Output version information and exit.


Default location of Zabbix server configuration file (if not modified during compile time).



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2022-01-06 Zabbix