ZABBIX 2.0.9


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8 October 2013

Zabbix SIA is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.9.

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

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.0.9. Download it from

This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.0.x and introduces new minor features. A nice overview of the new functionality is at

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

What's New in 2.0.9

:: Much faster graphs

Performance of graph rendering was much improved by faster working SQL statements, significantly (up to 100-1000x) improving the loading times with all databases.

:: Updated translations

Updated Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (China), Italian, Lithuanian, Romanian and Slovak translations.

:: List of Improvements included into 2.0.9

  • [ZBX-2616] upgraded the bundled DejaVu font from 2.33 to 2.34
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (China), Italian, Lithuanian, Romanian and Slovak translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

:: Complete List of Bug Fixes and Improvements included into 2.0.9

  • [ZBX-7036] fixed "Discovery status" widget being displayed on top of a customized dashboard when enabling a discovery rule
  • [ZBX-3878] fixed not being able to move dashboard widget the second time
  • [ZBX-2616] upgraded the bundled DejaVu font from 2.33 to 2.34
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (China), Italian, Lithuanian, Romanian and Slovak translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
  • [ZBX-7091] fixed SQL injection vulnerabilities in page filtering; thanks to Bernhard Schildendorfer from SEC Consult for the report
  • [ZBX-7091] fixed SQL inection vulnerabilities dashboard favourite managing; thanks to Lincoln, a member of Corelan Team, for the report
  • [ZBX-3878] fixed memory leaks in slide shows
  • [ZBX-6950] fixed termination character sequence for smtp connection termination
  • [ZBX-6952] fixed XSS vulnerability in user themes, thanks to Lincoln and Bernhard Schildendorfer for reporting
  • [ZBX-6992] fixed PostreSQL query errors due to missing "AS" keyword for aggregate functions in Monitoring > IT Services
  • [ZBX-6804] much faster graphs; optimized min item clock calculation for graph; thanks to Volker Fröhlich
  • [ZBX-6902] reverting Solaris system.swap.size calculation from "swap -s" (used in 2.0.7, 2.0.8) to "swap -l"-like algorithm (as in 2.0.6)
  • [ZBX-6936] fixed MySQL errors when updating configuration of the proxy
  • [ZBX-6929] fixed updating of lastlogsize and mtime in the proxy's database
  • [ZBX-6923] fixed mass delete in template list, 'Delete selected' and 'Delete selected with linked elements' functions
  • [ZBX-6922] fixed host interface importing
  • [ZBX-6249] fixed data loss in proxy "Data sender" process caused by unfinished transactions; thanks to MATSUDA Daiki for patch
  • [ZBXNEXT-1056] improved active checks error messages

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix Manual for full details.


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, 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 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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