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12 November 2015

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.4.7.

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 2.4.7. Download it from http://www.zabbix.com/download.php.

This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.4.x and introduces new minor features. A nice overview of the new functionality is at https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/2.4/manual/introduction/whatsnew247.

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

What's New in 2.4.7

:: Updated translations

Updated Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, French, Italian, Russian and Turkish translations.

:: List of Improvements included into 2.4.7

  • [ZBX-2616] update bundled DejaVu font from 2.34 to 2.35
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, French, Italian, Russian and Turkish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

:: Complete List of Bug Fixes and Improvements included into 2.4.7

  • [ZBX-2616] update bundled DejaVu font from 2.34 to 2.35
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, French, Italian, Russian and Turkish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
  • [ZBX-8235] fixed losing initial values when updating templated items
  • [ZBX-9959] fixed JSON validation: produce an error on invalid escape sequences in a string value
  • [ZBX-9935] added check for item delay, to be between 0 and 86400 seconds
  • [ZBX-9967] fixed agent compilation error on NetBSD 7
  • [ZBX-9347] added information about zabbix_sender input file format to the man page
  • [ZBX-9948] fixed graph prototype preview for pie charts
  • [ZBX-9889] fixed vmware.eventlog item values to have unique timestamps in history table
  • [ZBX-9919] fixed y scale calculation for linear graphs
  • [ZBX-9864] fixed compilation warnings regarding SIZE_T_MAX under NetBSD
  • [ZBX-9862] added meta tag "msapplication-config" to prevent MSIE11 requesting browserconfig.xml
  • [ZBX-9340] fixed "data" property not being returned by API when error is generated on DB level
  • [ZBX-9866] fixed error field being needlessly copied for LLD rule when full cloning a host
  • [ZBX-9863] fixed compilation warning regarding "empty_str" initialization in setproctitle.c
  • [ZBX-9912] fixed ITEM.LASTVALUE macro value being truncated at bytes rather than utf-8 characters
  • [ZBX-9643] fixed value passing to action message from user defined macros
  • [ZBX-7511] removed trimming of leading and trailing spaces in SNMP strings
  • [ZBX-8899] fixed retrieval of sensor readings on Linux 2.6 and higher
  • [ZBX-9917] fixed log message when opening windows eventlog
  • [ZBX-9855] fixed SNMP dynamic index cache refresh when SNMP OID changes
  • [ZBX-9740] improved proc.num for protected Windows processes
  • [ZBX-9793] fixed handling of opaque types in SNMP
  • [ZBX-9847] fixed possible Zabbix agent crash when executing system.cpu.discovery
  • [ZBX-9895] fixed memory leak in case of unsupported field type while processing configuration received over proxy protocol
  • [ZBX-9796] fixed item key vfs.fs.size operation for NetBSD
  • [ZBX-9858] added error message logging when SNMP trapper file size exceeds 2GB
  • [ZBX-9666] fixed invalid SNMP dynamic index cache if 2 SNMP agents have the same IP, port and OID
  • [ZBX-9430] fixed Windows eventlog item incorrectly interpreting 0x00000103 return value as an error
  • [ZBX-9655] fixed crash if MYSQL connection object initialization failed
  • [ZBX-9667] fixed disabled triggers or trigers having disabled hosts or items affecting trigger dependency calculations
  • [ZBX-9738] fixed deletion of related action operations when deleting a host group
  • [ZBX-9625] fixed interface list bug in host form
  • [ZBX-9607] fixed step form in web scenario
  • [ZBX-9668] improved handling of VMware performance counter instances without data
  • [ZBX-9677] fixed compilation warnings in the escalator.c module
  • [ZBX-9682] fixed parsing of the numeric item key parameters
  • [ZBX-9516] fixed "Go" button display after deleting applications
  • [ZBX-9639] fixed chart width validation
  • [ZBX-9809] fixed action operation validation
  • [ZBX-9716] fixed possible event record number wraparound issues in the old Windows Eventing support
  • [ZBX-9258] fixed Alias for log[], logrt[] and eventlog[]
  • [ZBX-4284] improved handling of timeouting items on reachable hosts
  • [ZBX-9721] fixed agent log message for log[] item in case of log records longer than 256kB
  • [ZBX-9631] fixed "Undefined offset" in the actions conditions and lld rule filters when using a custom expression with more than 26 elements
  • [ZBX-7492] fixed "Undefined index" when importing host without macros
  • [ZBX-8989] moved Total memory item from Filesystems to Memory application in Template OS Windows
  • [ZBX-9739] fixed agent crash when active check fails without setting error message

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 to Zabbix 2.2 LTS or Zabbix 2.4. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.

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