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Part 22: The clock is ticking

Can you use Zabbix as a countdown timer? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana and do some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my blog about this project.

Zabbix Summit 2022 is almost here. Finally we meet again in person after two years of virtual summits. And this year, I get to be a speaker. YAY!

Part 21: Staring at the video stream

Can you make sure your video streams are up with Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana Labs and do some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about the project.

Part 20: How Zabbix can help you with rising electricity bills

Can you monitor your upcoming electricity bill with Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana Labs and make some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about the project.

What's up, home? part 19

Can you automatically control the temperature of your home in a time- and room based manner using Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana and make some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about this project.

Part 19: Automatic temperature control

Can you control your air conditioner using Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix and Grafana and do some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about this project.

About two months ago I added our recently bought air conditioner to Zabbix monitoring by utilising MQTT. Reading values is nice and mandatory for monitoring, but can we also send commands to air conditioner using Zabbix? Yes.

Part 17: Syslog, hold the line

Can you find out what your laptop is doing during its boot with Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana and do some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about this project.

This week I was originally planning to write about how to monitor a yet another device with Zabbix, but as in today's world deliveries seem to take a long time, I'll blog about something else -- Zabbix and syslog collection.

Part 16: Record your Roomba dance

Can you monitor your several years old dumb Roomba iRobot vacuum cleaner with Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana and make weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about this project.

Part 15: A pawesome bedtime story

Can you monitor your dogs' sleeping habits with Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I am a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana and do some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about this project.

(Posting super early this week, as later this week Finland will enjoy the mid-summer festival so I will be away from keyboard)

Part 14: Did you really turn off your camera?

Can you monitor your webcam activity with Zabbix? Of course you can! By day, I work as a monitoring technical lead in a global cyber security company. By night, I monitor my home with Zabbix & Grafana and do some weird experiments with them. Welcome to my weekly blog about this project.

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