ZABBIX 2.0.9rc2

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4 October 2013

Zabbix SIA is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.9rc2 (Release Candidate).

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 2.0.9rc2. 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/whatsnew209.

This release is not for production use. It is a Release Candidate!

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

:: Updated translations

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

:: List of Improvements included into 2.0.9rc2

  • [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 2.0.9rc2

  • [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] 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

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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