Deploy Zabbix Standalone

By | June 27, 2021


  • Zabbix Server with Alpine base image
  • Zabbix Web Server with Nginx as frontend
  • Using PostgreSQL (timescaledb)
  • Grafana for Dashboard

How to deploy

  • Create a directory or folder and let named it “zabbix-standalone
mkdir /srv/zabbix-standalone
cd /srv/zabbix-standalone/

curl -Lk ${SRC_URL}/docker-compose.yml -o docker-compose.yml
curl -Lk ${SRC_URL}/zabbix-pgsql.env -o zabbix-pgsql.env
curl -Lk ${SRC_URL}/zabbix-server.env -o zabbix-server.env
curl -Lk ${SRC_URL}/zabbix-web.env -o zabbix-web.env
  • Spin up Zabbix Standalone by the following commands:
docker-compose -p zabbix up -d

Access to Zabbix Web UI

  • Default user “Admin” and password “zabbix”
  • URL: http://<your_docker_ip_or_name_or_address>, i.e:
  • After login, go to “Configuration > Hosts > Zabbix server”. In the interfaces setting, set Agent “DNS name: zabbix-agent” and change “connect to: DNS”. Finally just click on update to save the configuration and wait a few minutes to see the status.

Access to Grafana (Dashboard)

  • Default user “admin” and password “admin”
  • URL: http://<your_docker_ip_or_name_or_address>:3000, i.e:
  • To add Zabbix (Data Source) to grafana, go to “Configuration > Plugins > Search and enable Zabbix”
  • Back and go to “Configuration > Data Sources > Zabbix > Settings” then define:
URL: http://<your_docker_ip_or_name_or_address>/api_jsonrpc.php. i.e:
Username: <your_zabbix_user, i.e: Admin>
Password: <your_zabbix_password, i.e: zabbix>
  • Click on “Save & Test” then it will show success or any error.
  • You can import pre-build zabbix dashboard by “Zabbix Data Source > Dashboards > Import all pre-dashboard” or you can create your own.


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