How To Upgrade Zabbix Server From 3.2.6 To 3.4.1
Zabbix is very much needed to monitor all your servers. Both updates have been released a few days ago. So how do you make a lot of updates on your server? I have many post on Zabbix features. Such as
Now very important think how can I upgrade my Zabbix server 3.2.6 to 3.4.1
Step #01: First you can stop your Zabbix server.
[email protected]:~# service zabbix-server stop
Step #02: Backup your Zabbix databases for risk free. But I can’t needed.
[email protected]:~# mysqldump -u root -p zabbix > zabbix.sql
Step #03: Add Zabbix source list for update repository.
[email protected]:~# vim /etc/apt/source.list.d/zabbix.list
Insert below two lines
deb http://repo.zabbix.com/zabbix/3.4/ubuntu trusty main deb-src http://repo.zabbix.com/zabbix/3.4/ubuntu trusty main
Step #04: Now download Zabbix released deb package via wget command.
[email protected]:~# wget http://repo.zabbix.com/zabbix/3.4/ubuntu/pool/main/z/zabbix-release/zabbix-release_3.4-1+trusty_all.deb
Step #05: Install downloaded packages via dpkg command.
[email protected]:~# dpkg -i zabbix-release_3.4-1+trusty_all.deb
Now update your Zabbix server command
[email protected]:~# apt-get update
Step #06: Then Zabbix main update command
[email protected]:~# apt-get install --only-upgrade zabbix-server-mysql zabbix-agent zabbix-frontend-php
Press N 2 times for zabbix agent, apache.conf and server config file overwrite. Wait for few times when update completed.
Very important issue Zabbix server config file contains DB name, DB password and DB server name on localhost or 127.0.0.1
Step #07: Open Zabbix server config file check this issue.
[email protected]:~# vim /etc/zabbix/zabbix_server.conf
Ensure that all lines include into server config file
DBName=zabbix DBUser=zabbix DBPassword=passw0rd
Step #08: All is ok then finally Zabbix server start.
[email protected]:~# service zabbix-server start
Now goto your browser and type http://server-ip/zabbix/
You can see some databases error. But don’t worry wait for few minutes then reload your browser.