ZABBIX 2.0.8

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21 August 2013

Zabbix SIA is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.8.

Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution. Zabbix is released under the GPL, thus it is free of charge for both commercial and non-commercial use. A complete text of the license is available at http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.txt.

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.0.8. Download it from http://www.zabbix.com/download.php.

This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.0.x and introduces new minor features. A nice overview of the new functionality is at http://www.zabbix.com/documentation/2.0/manual/introduction/whatsnew208.

The following sections describe the release in details and provide late-breaking or other information that supplements its main documentation.

What's New in 2.0.8

:: Updated translations

Updated Dutch translation.

:: List of Improvements included into 2.0.8

  • [ZBXNEXT-1405] added IP to the warning about ignored messages because of their size
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Dutch translation; thanks to Zabbix translators

:: Complete List of Bug Fixes and Improvements included into 2.0.8

  • [ZBX-6889] fixed processing of availability data by the server
  • [ZBXNEXT-1405] added IP to the warning about ignored messages because of their size
  • [ZBX-6020] fixed displaying MySQL errors for PHP 5.5.0 and newer
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Dutch translation; thanks to Zabbix translators
  • [ZBX-6746] fixed template linking to proxy if the agent with the same name is auto-registered
  • [ZBX-6840] fixed undefined indexes for triggers in Monitoring > Maps and Dashboard
  • [ZBX-6672] fixed windows agent performance counters being capped to 100
  • [ZBX-6831] fixed webtest item conversion in 1.8->2.0 database upgrade patch for mysql
  • [ZBX-6527] fixed proc.mem calculations with getprocs() for AIX
  • [ZBX-5924] fixed curl verify host option setting in ez texting
  • [ZBX-6798] improved error messages from UnixODBC library for Database Monitor items
  • [ZBX-6797] added configurable ODBC login timeout

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix Manual for full details.

Upgrade

Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. Execute a database patch if migrating from Zabbix 1.8.x. See Zabbix Manual for a detailed upgrade procedure.

Pre-release testing

Zabbix Server

Zabbix Server has been tested on the following platforms:

  • Ubuntu Linux, AMD64, kernel 2.6.11, MySQL 5.x
  • Ubuntu Linux, Intel, kernel 2.6.15, MySQL 5.0.22, PostgreSQL 8.3
  • RedHat EL 5.3, Intel, kernel 2.6.18, Oracle 11gR2
  • Slackware Linux, x86, kernel 2.6.29.6, MySQL 5.1.x

Zabbix Agents

Zabbix Agents have been compiled and tested on the following platforms:

  • AIX 5.2
  • FreeBSD 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
  • HP-UX 10.x, 11.x
  • Linux 2.4.x, 2.6.x
  • Linux CentOS
  • NetBSD 2.0
  • OS/X 10.2
  • Solaris 8, 9, 10
  • Tru64 5.1B
  • Windows XP, 2000, 2003, 2008, Vista

Note that agents are available pre-compiled from http://www.zabbix.com/download.php for a limited number of versions and platforms.

Commercial support

Zabbix Company provides a full range of professional services. We also provide trouble-free upgrade service for easy migration from earlier versions to Zabbix 2.0.x. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.

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