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Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.5rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.5rc1.

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 2.0.5rc1. Download it from downloads.

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


New Features and Improvements

ZBXNEXT-1600 Increased maximum values of *cachesize parameters up to 2gb
ZBX-5957 Added configure options to specify iconv include/lib directories
ZBX-1357 Added bulgarian translation
ZBX-6040 Added support of windows 8 and windows server 2012 for system.uname check
ZBX-1357 Updated american english, brazilian portuguese, dutch, finnish, french, german, greek, hungarian, japanese, latvian, polish, portuguese (portugal), russian, slovak, spanish, swedish, turkish and ukrainian translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBX-5920 Added prefetching of 2 mb of data for oracle sql selects

Bug Fixes

ZBX-6349 Fixed calendar popup in graphs, events and screens date/time filter
ZBX-6217 Fixed inability to use html special characters in web scenario password
ZBX-5358 Fixed encoding of network interface names with non ascii characters on vista/server 2008 +
ZBX-6216 Fixed crash when zabbix_sender was used in realtime mode on windows
ZBX-6124 Fixed hostgroup.massupdate validation on removing group from host with only one group
ZBX-6197 Updated db2 image importer script to work with larger (>16kb) images
ZBX-6211 Fixed errors in monitoring->discovery and added check for discovery existing
ZBX-6069 Fixed axis in the default "zabbix server performance" graph template
ZBX-6195 Fixed navigation bar displaying when host remembering in switched off and user watch graph prototypes
ZBX-6140 Fixed job creation for script execution on windows 2000
ZBX-5933 Fixed triggers with negative values in graphs
ZBX-5532 Added support of 1.8 it services time format
ZBX-5945 Fixed map url expanding
ZBX-5968 Fixed updating of triggers and graphs when low-level discovered value changes
ZBX-6180 Fixed host edit page for ibm db2
ZBX-5863 Changed external command execution to store output in a dynamically allocated buffer up to 512kb
ZBX-6177 Fixed testing of a trigger expression with an item prototype
ZBX-6175 Fixed password field naming in item properties
ZBX-6005 Fixed event.get not returning network discovery or auto-registration events for admin users when passing only the "source" parameter
ZBX-6173 Removed unknown trigger color from the trigger overview help pop up
ZBX-6161 Fixed reading empty files with vfs.file.contents key
ZBX-5458 Fixed some date strings being not translatable
ZBX-6114 Fixed errors in graphs (invalid arguments and division by zero)
ZBX-6057 Fixed using of serveractive option by zabbix_sender
ZBX-6142 Fixed "current host" removing in configuration -> actions -> operations
ZBX-6131 Fixed undefined indexes in maintenance periods
ZBX-6133 Fixed undefined indexes when importing hosts with "update existing" disabled
ZBX-6122 Fixed error when trying to create an it service and submitting an incorrectly filled form
ZBX-6101 Fixed processing of snmp traps in maintenance "with data collection"; thanks to volker fröhlich for patch
ZBX-6012 Added support of user macros and global regular expressions in snmp trap item key parameter
ZBX-5973 Improved performance of snmp dynamic index item cache building in poller processes
ZBX-3534 Fixed templated linking using read-only template
ZBX-6110 Fixed selected map remembering in monitoring -> maps
ZBX-6117 Fixed item value macros resolving using non-converted to null values
ZBX-6113 Fixed hidden input field appearing when assigning hosts to groups in ie
ZBX-6063 Fixed graph selection pop up working incorrectly when adding a graph to a templated screen
ZBX-6014 Improved performance in most it services pages and pages that retrieve trigger information
ZBX-6070 Fixed event csv export ignoring the selected page and filters
ZBX-6006 Optimized web interface api calls, which requested redundant data
ZBX-5806 Fixed template.massadd and template.massremove returning an empty hostids array
ZBX-5201 Added handling of perfcounter error pdh_calc_negative_denominator
ZBX-6054 Fixed host write permissions being required to view screens
ZBX-6027 Fixed global notification messages not working in fullscreen frontend mode
ZBX-6037 Fixed duplicate frontend messages and changed frontend messages to show last event for 15 triggers instead of last 15 events
ZBX-5900 Fixed date validation in services and maintenances, fixed js calendar and fixed maintenance period validation
ZBX-5835 Fixed possible "undefined index" in configuration -> actions screen
ZBX-6097 Fixed the ability to override ldap configuration when calling user.login
ZBX-5986 Fixed page filter to not use remembered group if selected host is not in that group
ZBX-6013 Fixed table layout in monitoring -> it services for ie10
ZBX-5977 Removed possibility to add an lld rule to an application via the api in application and discovery rule
ZBX-5938 Removed orphaned trigger from default data set
ZBXNEXT-894 Fixed generate_events comment to say that events are generated after maintenance if trigger changed its state during the maintenance at all
ZBX-5988 Fixed memory leak in functions evaluate_logeventid(), evaluate_str(), dblld_process_discovery_rule(); thanks to takanori suzuki for patch
ZBX-5940 Fixed displaying default key parameters when agent is used with option -p
ZBX-5981 Fixed incorrect use of function assert() if build option -dndebug was used, it caused random crashes
ZBX-3379 Added sourceip support for snmp items
ZBX-6002 Optimized fetching latest service alarms in service api
ZBX-5986 Fixed page filter in monitoring -> graphs
ZBX-6004 Optimised monitoring -> screens page
ZBX-6003 Optimised monitoring -> maps page
ZBX-5862 Fixed sql condition algorithm
ZBX-4789 Improved performance of permissions check
ZBX-5979 Fixed monitoring -> events page not to show events from triggers that reference at least one disabled or unsuported item
ZBX-5985 Fixed db error in "configuration of web monitoring" for postgresql
ZBX-5699 Fixed configuration graph host id passing in navigation
ZBX-1946 Improved error messages when validating screen item row and column spans
ZBX-3402 Disabled "store value" overriding for host items inherited from templates
ZBX-3402 Fixed the "formula" input not being displayed when editing templated items with a disabled multiplier
ZBX-3071 Fixed reading and writing of oracle nclob fields
ZBX-5704 Fixed validation on file uploading
ZBX-5737 Fixed image saving using oracle
ZBX-5809 Fixed global url displaying in map screen item
ZBX-5837 Fixed filtering by proxy status in hostgroup api get method
ZBX-5899 Implemented flicker-free graph support for web monitoring
ZBX-5919 Removed oci_commit_on_success option for sql statements in transaction on oracle backend
ZBX-5869 Fixed host id detection in graph configuration
ZBX-3754 Fixed "undefined variable" in the trigger expression constructor
ZBX-3038 Fixed the trigger expression constructor to parse expressions created in log wizard
ZBX-2793 Added possibility to add macros without an item in the trigger expression
ZBX-5896 Fixed inserting or condition in the trigger expression constructor
ZBX-5833 Fixed inserting a macro in the trigger expression constructor
ZBX-5884 Improved the trigger expression constructor to work with parentheses

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.

References

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