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Deployment environment

CentOS     7.4
Zabbix     3.4
Tomcat     6.0.32


Server configuration

1、Install JDK

  The version should be confirmed above 1.7

  The following are the 7 and 8 versions of the JDK source package:

  7.0JDKSource code package

  8.0JDKSource code package

  And uploaded to ZABBIX server

Create installation directory, download and uninstall it to the directory.

# mkdir /usr/local/java/

# tar -zxvf jdk1.7.0_67.tar.gz -C /usr/local/java/


 The system environment variable after the installation is successful

# vim /etc/profile

export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/java/jdk1.7.0_67
export JAVA_BIN=/usr/local/java/dk1.7.0_67/bin
export PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin
export CLASSPATH=.:$JAVA_HOME/lib/dt.jar:$JAVA_HOME/lib/tools.jar


Make the configuration effective

# source /etc/profile


2、Install Zabbix-Java-gateway

Zabbix2.0A service process that supports JMX applications is added. It is called “Zabbix-Java-gateway”. It is a program written in Java.

Install gatway, need Java, Java-devel dependency


Install the yum source

# yum -y install

Install Gateway

# yum install -y  java  java-devel  zabbix-java-gateway


Whether the test was installed successfully

1)、Test whether Java is successful

# java -version

openjdk version "1.8.0_171"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_171-b10)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.171-b10, mixed mode)

 2)、Test whether Gateway is successful

# status zabbix-java-gateway
● zabbix-java-gateway.service - Zabbix Java Gateway
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/zabbix-java-gateway.service; disabled; vendor preset: disabled)
   Active: inactive (dead)


3、Modify the Java-gateway configuration file and start it

Edit /etc/zabbix/zabbix_java_gateway.conf, modify the contents as follows

# Listener address
# Monitor port
# PID_FILEfile
# Open number of working threads

Start zabbix-java-gateway

# systemctl start zabbix-java-gateway 


4、Modify the zabbix_server configuration file and restart

Edit /etc/zabbix/zabbix_java_gateway.conf, modify the contents as follows

# JavaGatewayThe IP address of the server
# JavaGatewayService port
# The process of collecting data from javaGateway

Restart zabbix-server

# systemctl status zabbix-server

After the above steps are completed, the server side has been fully configured. It


Client configuration

1、Adding JXM parameters in Tomcat

Edit the in the bin directory of the Tomcat service that needs to be monitored.

Add the following parameters to the CATALINA_OPTS variable:

-Djava.rmi.server.hostname=Local IP


zabbixPage setting

 1、Import templates to ZABBIX

Configuration(Configure) –> Hosts (host) –> Templates (template)

Template App Apache Tomcat JMX

Template App Generic Java JMX


Add the JMX port after importing the template


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One Reply to “CentOS7, zabbix3.4 passes, zabbix-Java-gateway monitors Tomcat.”

  1. Hi,

    thx for great post.

    I notice an error under point 4:
    the file shall be “/etc/zabbix/zabbix_server.conf” not “/etc/zabbix/zabbix_java_gateway.conf”.

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