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Zabbix user groups and user type

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/12

Like any product documentation, Zabbix’ is shattered and terse.

So here is how I ensured a specific user could edit the items of hosts:

  1. Added new user group named Administer Configuration Host Items containing user Example having these read-write composing permissions:
    • Applicatie ontwikkel test
    • Applicatie productie Approve demo VPN
    • servers Dbases Kantoor applicaties
  2. Changed User type of user named Example from Zabbix User to Zabbix Admin so access to the Configuration tab is granted.

See 2 Permissions [Zabbix Documentation 3.0] for User type explanation; excerpt:

Zabbix Admin: The user has access to the Monitoring and Configuration menus. The user has no access to any host groups by default. Any permissions to host groups must be explicitly given.

 

–jeroen

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