Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.12

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.12.

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 2.0.12. Download it from here.

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

New Features and Improvements

ZBX-7811 Added example robots.txt file
ZBXNEXT-1889 Made and scripts for Java gateway work in /bin/sh Installation Java gateway
ZBX-7597 Added description of the returned value types to the agentd manpage Documentation
ZBX-1357 Updated Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Russian, Slovak and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators API Frontend

Bug Fixes

ZBX-8181 Fixed possible entering of "history syncer" process in an eternal loop when processing IT services Server
ZBX-7856 Fixed zbx_stat() not working with directories in Windows Agent
ZBX-7301 Do not put logrt[] item into unsupported state if log files do not exist (fixed as part of ZBX-6731 solution) Agent
ZBX-8111 Fixed possible XSS in tables with vertical header row cells Frontend
ZBX-8108 Fixed reading /proc virtual files without rewinding the file position Agent
ZBX-7825 Fixed saving of the history data in sequential time order on proxy side Proxy
ZBX-4675 Added error checks to avoid partial configuration loading Proxy Server
ZBX-6542 Added additional information in the default server configuration file about HousekeepingFrequency parameter Documentation
ZBX-7856 Added workaround for Windows _wstat64() not working with symlinks Agent
ZBX-8030 Fixed {HOSTNAME} macro resolving Frontend
ZBX-7046 Fixed get_ip_by_socket returning an empty string for IPv4 addresses when Zabbix is compiled with IPv6 support Agent Proxy Server
ZBX-7966 Fixed possibility to copy a templated graph Frontend
ZBX-7930 Improved execution time in Maintenance page Frontend
ZBX-7872 Removed discovery item prototype from calculation of required performace (NVPS) Frontend Server
ZBX-5778 Removed counting items in queue if host is in maintenance with no data collection Frontend Server
ZBX-6151 Fixed graph prototype and trigger prototype validation so item prototypes are no longer allowed from multiple discovery rules and fixed filter by flags not overriding in item.get method API
ZBX-5804 Added overflow/wrapping detection to calculated items Server
ZBX-7659 Fixed handling of hosts without any interfaces Server
ZBX-5379 Added stale PID file detection for Java gateway Installation Java gateway
ZBX-5558 Fixed Java gateway error messages not being shown in the console on startup Installation Java gateway
ZBX-6731 Faster processing of log files by agent on Unix Agent Proxy Server
ZBX-6729 Faster processing of log files by agent on Microsoft Windows Agent Proxy Server
ZBX-6933 Added substitution of eventlog parameter insertion strings Agent
ZBX-7853 Changed log level from warning to information when listener, active checks and collector processes start Agent
ZBX-7674 Implemented batch processing of IT services to resolve deadlocks and improve performance API Frontend Server
ZBX-5789 Improved performance of processing discovered graphs by the low-level discovery rule Server
ZBX-5789 Fixed updating of low-level discovered graphs: the graph identifier never will change Server
ZBX-7708 Fixed trigger prototype error message and trigger form default description value API Frontend
ZBX-7739 Removed unused label in screen configuration page when no elements exist Frontend

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 2.0.12.

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