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    How to Install Zabbix Agent on Windows System

    How to Install Zabbix Agent on Windows System


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    Zabbix Agent need to be installed on all the server that you want to monitor through Zabbix server. The Zabbix Agent collects resource utilization data and applications data on the client system as configured and provides those information to the Zabbix server on their requests.


    Please visit our other pages to install zabbix agent on CentOS/RHEL and Ubuntu/Debian Systems.

    1. Download Agent for Windows

    Download latest windows zabbix agent source code from zabbix  website.


    2. After downloading the zipped archive of zabbix client, extract it.


    3. Create Agent Configuration File

    Make a  Copy of sample configuration file c:\zabbix\conf\zabbix_agentd.win.conf to create zabbix agent configuration file at c:\zabbix\zabbix_agentd.conf. Now edit configuration and update following values.

    #Server=[zabbix server ip]
    #Hostname=[Hostname of client system ]

     Server=[zabbix server ip]
     Hostname=[Hostname of client system ]

    4. Install Zabbix Agent as Windows Service

    Lets install zabbix agent as windows server by executing following command from command line.

    zabbix_agentd.exe --config <your_configuration_file> --install


    5. Starting  Zabbix agent

    To start the agent service, you can use Control Panel or do it from command line.

    To start a single instance of Zabbix agent with the default configuration file:

     zabbix_agentd.exe --start
    To start a single instance of Zabbix agent with another configuration file:

     zabbix_agentd.exe --config <your_configuration_file> --start

    6.  Stopping agent

    To stop the agent service, you can use Control Panel or do it from command line.

    To stop a single instance of Zabbix agent started with the default configuration file:

     zabbix_agentd.exe --stop
    To stop a single instance of Zabbix agent started with another configuration file:

     zabbix_agentd.exe --config <your_configuration_file> --stop



    You have successfully installed Zabbix Agent on Windows system. Lets Add Host in Zabbix Server to be monitored.

    Uninstalling agent Windows service


    1. To uninstall a single instance of Zabbix agent using the default configuration file:

       zabbix_agentd.exe --uninstall
    2. To uninstall a single instance of Zabbix agent using a non-default configuration file:

       zabbix_agentd.exe --config <your_configuration_file> --uninstall

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