ElasticSearch internals monitoring by Zabbix

NOTE: New version of this article with use of zabbix_traps is here

There is quite a lot of Zabbix monitoring agent extensions for ElasticSearch monitoring. But they are limited and provide just some predefined counters. What if you need to collect internal data?


Debian Wheezy and Brocade 1010/1020/1007 10Gbps CNA

There are two ways to make Brocade 1010/1020/1007 10Gbps CNA working in Debian Wheezy:
1. Right way: Go to official Brocade site, download 3Gb(!) iso image with binaries for kernel-2.6 (!) and sources. Compile sources for Debian's kernel-3.2.
2. Quick way: It's not right but just works, if you need quickly enable networking with new kernel.