ZABBIX 2.2.16rc1

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29 November 2016

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.16rc1 (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 2.2.16rc1. Download it from http://www.zabbix.com/download.

This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.2.x and introduces new minor features..

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

:: New Features and Improvements

  • [ZBXNEXT-1859] improved performance by not inserting events of auto registration if no such action was enabled, insert/update/select in a bulk on auto registration data from proxy
  • [ZBX-10694] added rollup health sensor item to vmware hypervisor template

:: Bug Fixes

  • [ZBX-11509] fixed system.run command parameter to be quoted only if it contains special characters
  • [ZBX-11397] fixed security best practices violation (TOCTOU) warning
  • [ZBX-4661] fixed possible crash when Oracle database is not available
  • [ZBX-11521] fixed JS error in media popup
  • [ZBX-11397] fixed system.hw.chassis key to read DMI tables through sysfs and fall back to /dev/mem only if sysfs is not available
  • [ZBX-11411] added check for LLD macro values in calculated item formula to be numeric
  • [ZBX-11483] improved API script.execute validation
  • [ZBX-11347] fixed resolving of {HOST.IP}, {HOST.DNS} and {HOST.CONN} macros in item key parameters for items without interface
  • [ZBX-9781] changed vfs.fs.size, vfs.fs.inode checks to be executed in separate process/thread to avoid lockup with stale NFS mounts
  • [ZBX-11223] rewritten calculated item formula parsing, simple macro parsing and LLD macro parsing; fixed several problems with function parsing
  • [ZBX-11121] disallowed leaving user without linked user groups with usergroup.update, usergroup.massupdate, usergroup.delete API methods
  • [ZBX-11292] fixed getting network interface statistics on Oracle Solaris 10/11
  • [ZBX-11219] renamed second argument for net.dns and net.dns.record items from "zone" to "name"
  • [ZBX-8457] fixed user macro resolving for templated host and templates
  • [ZBX-10906] fixed agent active checks being delayed if system time was pushed back
  • [ZBX-10842] fixed sql error when updating httptest with applicationid and without httpstepid parameters
  • [ZBX-10842] prevented disappearing of step items when updating httptest without applicationid, httpstepid parameters
  • [ZBX-10842] fixed connecting web scenario applicationid to created steps when updating with API httptest.update mehtod
  • [ZBX-9656] prevented updating comments for discovered triggers
  • [ZBX-11221] fixed MySQL connection issue by overriding user defined auto commit setting
  • [ZBX-10694] reverted hypervisor health status to HostSystem.overallStatus property
  • [ZBX-11213] fixed database monitoring keys

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.

Commercial support

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

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