Release Notes for Zabbix 2.1.9

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.1.9.

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 2.1.9. Download it from download.

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-1477 Added support of Windows eventlog source regex filter
ZBXNEXT-544 Moved help_items data to php code
ZBXNEXT-1827 Improved multiselect full text search
ZBX-7065 Changed the design of the setup, login and browser warning pages
ZBX-6983 Renamed the "Latest host group issues" screen element to "Host group issues" and "Latest host issues" to "Host issues"
ZBX-7215 Improved the design of the search auto suggest
ZBXNEXT-1776 Added support for java.math.BigDecimal, java.math.BigInteger and some other open types
ZBXNEXT-715 Increased the size of sysmaps_elements.label and sysmaps_links.label fields to 2048 characters

Bug Fixes

ZBX-7125 Fixed improper reading of configuration files in case there were problems with included files; we now exit with failure
ZBX-7257 Improved config file validation
ZBX-7249 Changed setup pre-requisites values "yes" to "on" and "no" to "off", fixed numeric value validation and port text alignment
ZBX-7267 Implement menu popup in trigger top 100 page for hosts and triggers columns
ZBX-7260 Fixed "Wrong RPC call to JS RPC" error when acknowledging trigger and changing group or host in screen element
ZBX-6129 Fixed changing the status of triggers and trigger prototype working incorrectly if they no longer exist
ZBX-7266 Fixed frontend big dropdowns displaying
ZBX-7248 Fixed frontend initial calendar time
ZBX-7208 Fixed DB schema generation for "t_shorttext"-type fields
ZBX-7240 Fixed map editing form behaving incorrectly after it has been submitted unsuccessfully
ZBX-7256 Fixed sorting by hostname in trigger.get
ZBX-7247 Fixed multiselect allowing to select read only objects in places where write permissions are required
ZBX-7247 Fixed map.create and map.update not checking permissions to objects used in map elements
ZBX-7238 Fixed network discovery rule permission checks for admin users
ZBX-7251 Corrected multiple page headers and other text strings
ZBX-7212 Fixed interface macros priorities
ZBX-7235 Fixed activating and deactivating a web scenarios
ZBX-7181 Fixed frontend natural sorting
ZBX-7236 Removed the sorting indicator from the "Last 20 issues" widget
ZBX-7224 Fixed host prototype children group deletion
ZBX-7199 Fixed permission issue in bar report
ZBX-7215 Fixed search auto suggest always displaying results in lower case
ZBX-7166 Added database upgrade patches to set status of template triggers to Enabled and state of template items to normal
ZBX-7198 Fixed displaying trigger popup menu relative to mouse cursor in Monitoring > Overview page
ZBX-7218 Fixed configuration failing with Oracle 12.1 instant client libraries
ZBX-7165 Fixed SNMP field validation in item configuration
ZBX-5942 Fixed setup navigation
ZBX-7137 Fixed macros resolving in inventory host interfaces
ZBX-7206 Fixed arithmetic expressions in C macros not being wrapped in parentheses
ZBX-7185 Fixed escalations being cancelled by unrelated events
ZBX-6244 Fixed setting cookies as secure under https
ZBX-7171 Fixed displaying correct percentages in item and trigger error messages
ZBX-5590 Fixed item multiplier for jmx["java.lang:type=Compilation",TotalCompilationTime]
ZBX-6577 Improved "Template JMX Generic" by adding some interesting items and triggers
ZBX-7189 Fixed web monitoring items not being displayed in Monitoring -> Latest data
ZBX-7170 Improved performance of item.get method and other API requests with "selectItems" option
ZBX-7144 Fixed table column widths in Monitoring -> Latest data
ZBX-7152 Fixed get method subselects not working correctly if a specific node is selected
ZBX-7180 Fixed table colours in user right assignment lists
ZBX-7085 Fixed gettext errors when omitting the number placeholder in singular form translations

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 2.1.9.

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