Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.1rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.1rc1.

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 2.2.1rc1. 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

ZBXNEXT-2016 Changed the housekeeping settings to allow overriding item-level history and trend storage period if internal housekeeping is disabled Frontend
ZBXNEXT-2016 Removed the ZBX_HISTORY_DATA_UPKEEP constant Frontend
ZBXNEXT-1256 Changed example directory size user parameter to return bytes Installation
ZBX-7250 Made gettext an optional feature for the frontend Frontend
ZBX-1357 Updated American English, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Slovak, Turkish and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators API Frontend
ZBXNEXT-1257 Dropped support for UCD-SNMP Installation Proxy Server

Bug Fixes

ZBX-7479 Fixed remote command execution from Zabbix server if flexible user parameters are configured; thanks to Recurity Labs Team for the report Agent
ZBX-7461 Fixed compilation on kFreeBSD and other operating systems which are not explicitly supported Installation
ZBX-7339 Fixed item prototypes of OpenBSD and FreeBSD templates Installation
ZBX-7332 Properly restore the original memory chunk after shared memory realloc fails, otherwise it could trigger a crash when syncing history at exit Proxy Server
ZBX-7373 Improved performance of pages that use latest history values; thanks to Kenneth Palmertree and Maksim Tkachenko Frontend
ZBX-7447 Fixed regex configuration form not being displayed in French and Italian languages Frontend
ZBX-7444 Fixed agent crash on HP-UX when processing proc.num[] item Agent
ZBX-4063 Fixed data selecting for graphs Frontend
ZBX-7391 Fixed items belonging to multiple applications being displayed only under the first one in the latest data page Frontend
ZBX-7347 Fixed custom step duration max size in action configuration Frontend
ZBX-7336 Fixed "Database type" selection in setup step 3, improved SQLite3 check and removed storing setup supported databases in cookies Frontend
ZBX-7340 Fixed incorrect error messages when imported objects reference unexisting objects Frontend
ZBX-7445 Fixed frontend redundant call of history API Frontend
ZBX-7277 Made item selection helper translatable Frontend
ZBX-6160 Fixed memory leak in configuration syncer process Proxy Server
ZBX-6160 Fixed "ORA-01000: maximum open cursors exceeded" error Proxy Server
ZBX-7354 Fixed resetting linked template list when trying to add template with empty field Frontend
ZBX-7360 Fixed maximum IPMI sensor ID length; thanks to OpenIPMI author Corey Minyard Proxy Server
ZBX-7400 Fixed possible server crash when processing trigger functions with text or log items with Oracle backend Server
ZBX-7400 Fixed possible server crash when sending messages with Oracle backend Server
ZBX-7326 Improved escalator idle time calculations and statistics reporting Server
ZBX-7355 Fixed various prototype confirmation messages Frontend
ZBX-7408 Removed unnecessary variables and includes in slide show configuration Frontend
ZBX-7034 Improved Alias parameter description in the example configuration files Documentation
ZBX-7337 Fixed undefined index debug profiler Frontend
ZBX-7337 Fixed input parameters validation in multiple pages Frontend
ZBX-7372 Fixed undefined indexes in script.getscriptsbyhosts method API
ZBX-7350 Fixed displaying host prototypes in "Status of Zabbix" Frontend
ZBXNEXT-98 Refactored code for SNMP checks Proxy Server
ZBX-7184 Added check to prevent host from being switched to unavailable state multiple times in a row Server
ZBX-7351 Fixed screen item not being saved if resource type is URL API
ZBX-7329 Fixed VMware related compiling error on FreeBSD Server
ZBX-7359 Fixed possible crash when parsing VMware datastore data Server
ZBX-7309 Fixed resolving of {ITEM.VALUE} macro in recovery messages Server
ZBX-7254 Fixed selected tab not being reset when opening the host mass update form Frontend
ZBX-7316 Fixed drule.delete method API Frontend
ZBX-7293 Fixed typo in the plural form of a translatable string API Frontend
ZBX-7307 Improved validation for copying graph Frontend
ZBX-7325 Fixed parent LLD rule link color in the darkblue and darkorange themes Frontend
ZBX-7311 Fixed dragging of host interfaces Frontend
ZBX-7272 Fixed graph's grid with fixed Y axis MIN/MAX values Frontend
ZBX-2008 Added support of Audit Success/Failure severity for Windows Security log Agent
ZBX-2008 Implemented automatic loading of wevtapi.dll file and its functions Agent
ZBX-2008 Improved performance of eventlog monitoring Agent
ZBX-7263 Fixed validation of filter parameters in tr_status.php Frontend
ZBX-7303 Removed link to item configuration for discovered items in latest data screen Frontend
ZBX-7289 Added server address and port number to "no active checks on server" message Agent
ZBX-6920 Fixed displaying of soft linked IT services that contain a dot in their name Frontend
ZBX-7037 Added agent.hostname to the list of supported items Frontend
ZBX-7317 Removed unused code in popup.php 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 2.2.1.

Commercial support

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