Release Notes for Zabbix 1.6.5

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.6.5.

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 1.6.5. Download it from download.

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

Fixes and minor improvements

ZBX-956 fixed js error on map link edit
ZBX-955 fixed bold lines in map links
ZBX-954 fixed various minor typos and formatting errors
ZBX-886 removed duplicate and outdated strings from locales
ZBX-952 increased max length of processed text and log data to 64KB
ZBX-840 added displaying of text items in the latest data screen
DEV-137 updated Japanese translation. Thanks to Kodai.
ZBX-850 Zabbix version removed from locales
ZBX-947 fixed various typos and formatting errors in changelog
ZBX-945 added comment about min/max values for RefreshActiveChecks param in agent config file
ZBX-935 minor fixes for Thanks to Joseph Womack.
ZBX-942 fixed error message for server and proxy if cannot bind a port
ZBX-940 fixed bug with not initialized array variable
ZBX-939 fixed IPC semaphore related issue when starting Zabbix daemons
ZBX-938 fixed usage of 'color' in en_gb locale
ZBX-937 fixed possible server crash while processing IPMI remote command
ZBX-936 fixed saving flexible intervals to items linked to templates
ZBX-932 fixed typo in changelog
ZBX-931 fixed timeout handling for agent's user parameters
ZBX-889 fixed possible bug in media types form
ZBX-927 removed default values for text and blob fields in the upgrade script for compatibility with MySQL 5.0
ZBX-719 fixed typo in default graph title
ZBX-859 fixed typo in server log message
ZBX-848 fixed typos in changelog and comments
ZBX-926 fixed exporting after preview
ZBX-925 fixed verification of IPv6 addresses in frontend
ZBX-918, ZBX-919 fixed compilation errors for 'unknown' platforms
ZBX-922 fixed selection proper hosts for hosts-groups assign
ZBX-559 fixed wrong format of input file in help info of zabbix_sender
DEV-381 added printing of SVN revision number to all binaries
ZBX-914 fixed SQL error while updating configuration tables on the proxy side
ZBX-910 Queue/Details screen now has "Delayed at" column
ZBX-910 Queue/Details screen now displays only 500 records
ZBX-910 fixed incorrect values for proxy items in the Queue in case of time difference between server and the proxy
ZBX-885 removed unused test code from Zabbix agent
ZBX-887 fixed typo in "Not accessible resources"
DEV-329 fixed server crash if PostgreSQL transaction fails
ZBX-902 fixed wrongly updated operation in action in several circumstances
ZBX-779 removed PostgreSQL warning message "nonstandard use of ..."
ZBX-901 fixed possible bug on trigger creation
ZBX-900 fixed adding several user to group with Oracle DB
ZBX-894 fixed processing of {HOSTNAME} for trigger name if the trigger expression consists of several items
ZBX-894 fixed processing of {ITEM.NAME},{HOSTNAME},{IPADDRESS} and {TRIGGER.KEY} for alerts if the trigger expression consists of several items
ZBX-897 fixed user groups rights adding for host groups
ZBX-896 improved performance of processing of IT services. Added database index
DEV-137 fixed incorrect comment for TrapperTimeout option in zabbix_server.conf
ZBX-894 fixed processing of {ITEM.LASTVALUE} for alerts if the trigger expression consists of several items
ZBX-893 fixed error creating trigger when in Host dropdown selected All
ZBX-888 more supported GSM modems (ignoring AT+CMEE command)
ZBX-884 fixed sudden stop of Jabber notifications
ZBX-884 added subject field for Jabber notifications
ZBX-460 fixed processing `distclean' target of `Makefile' for zabbix_proxy
ZBX-882 fixed template linkage form
ZBX-879 fixed maximum 30 issues shown in Dashboard system status
ZBX-876 removed unused files
ZBX-872 fixed group selected in another section of Hosts affects shown proxy members, and proxies shown in Items host dropdown
ZBX-874 fixed evaluation of items nextcheck for flexible intervals
ZBX-868 fixed incorrect processing of not supported internal checks
ZBX-867 added php sockets check to installation wizard
ZBX-865 fixed displaying templates without groups in template linkage page
ZBX-857 changed queue details timestamp to timestamp defined in locale file
ZBX-864 fixed problem when saving screen item without selected item
ZBX-856 fixed email sending if TCP packets from SMTP server are segmented
ZBX-855 fixed processing of eventlogs timestamps on server side
ZBX-851 changed sorting of users to alias in popup
ZBX-849 fixed permissions problem for users in dashboard
ZBX-797 fixed possible manual deletion of web items
ZBX-847 fixed error in "Status of ZABBIX" when server is not running
ZBX-846 fixed node names instead of group names

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix指导手册。 for full details.


See 升级指南 for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 1.6.5.

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