Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.3rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.3rc1.

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 2.2.3rc1. 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-2137 Increased maximum cache size limit to 8gb from 2gb Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-166 Implemented variable binding for bulk inserts with Oracle database Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-98 Implemented bulk requests for SNMP monitoring Proxy Server
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, Slovak and Turkish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators API Frontend

Bug Fixes

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-7896 Fixed translated error messages not being rendered correctly in images Frontend
ZBX-7777 Increased maximum data transfer limit per connection to remain consistent with 2.0 Proxy Server
ZBX-7972 Fixed not being able to full clone a template with an application if a destination host is specified API
ZBX-7409 Fixed inherited web items being added to incorrect applications when updating a template web scenario API
ZBX-7966 Fixed possibility to copy a templated graph Frontend
ZBX-7930 Improved execution time in Maintenance page Frontend
ZBX-7831 Fixed regexp compilation errors for installations that use PHP with PCRE older than 7.0 Frontend
ZBX-7884 Fixed incorrect layering of modal window and made modal windows draggable and opaque Frontend
ZBX-7879 Fixed creating and updating applications with multibyte characters in template which is linked to host while mbstring.func_overload set greater than 1 API
ZBX-7919 Fixed hashset entry allocation overhead Agent Proxy Server
ZBX-7918 Fixed value cache reporting more free space than actually available Server
ZBX-7832 Fixed screen item row- and colspans not being adjusted when reducing the size of a screen API Frontend
ZBX-7620 Improved error messaging and debug logging for VMware items Server
ZBX-7897 Fixed memory leak in trapper for log file items Server
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 Server
ZBX-7849 Fixed not being able to save actions with a "Maintenance status" condition after upgrading from 2.0 Frontend
ZBX-6151 Fixed graph prototype and trigger prototype validation so item prototypes are no longer allowed from multiple discovery rules and fixed graph and graph prototype update validation allowing to pass only 'gitemid' parameter without 'itemid' API
ZBX-7737 Fixed host inventory item update order to prevent database deadlocks Server
ZBX-5804 Added overflow/wrapping detection to calculated items Server
ZBX-7659 Fixed handling of hosts without any interfaces Server
ZBX-7740 Fixed agent crash if logrt and log items are not supported Agent
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-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-7840 Fixed icmppingloss[] calculation when a DNS name is pingable by both IPv4 and IPv6 Proxy Server
ZBX-7883 Fixed JS error when adding slides in configuration page Frontend
ZBX-7836 Fixed possible crash when a value older than the last item value was added to the value cache Server
ZBX-7851 Fixed item, trigger and discovery rule sorting by "Status" field Frontend
ZBX-7858 Fixed some triggers not being displayed in Monitoring -> Triggers Frontend
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-7614 Fixed incorrect activation of inactive host if its item has bad syntax Proxy Server
ZBX-7829 Fixed reserving of new ids for standalone installations API Frontend
ZBX-6742 Fixed templated graph item validation when items seem to belong to multiple hosts API
ZBX-7674 Implemented batch processing of IT services to resolve deadlocks and improve performance API Frontend Server
ZBX-7808 Fixed latest data columns width proportions Frontend
ZBX-7817 Fixed SQL errors while linking applications to a host Server
ZBX-7754 Fixed possibility to add a trigger expression with log function selected and improved error messaging in trigger expression pop-up Frontend
ZBX-7768 Fixed item valuemap import Frontend
ZBX-7727 Added SQL connection errors displaying for Oracle and DB2 Frontend
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-7772 Fixed HTTP authentication error Frontend
ZBX-7670 Added typecasts to void pointers when used in arithmetic to avoid compile warnings/errors Agent Proxy Server
ZBX-7572 Fixed processing of JSON object by trapper Server
ZBX-7763 Fixed checking the wrong exit code of php_get_sem() Proxy Server
ZBX-7770 Removed item key from simple check item type Frontend
ZBX-7242 Fixed jQuery sortable objects not to change with when dragging them Frontend
ZBX-7736 Fixed incorrectly working global regular expression type "Any character string included" Frontend
ZBX-7756 Fixed SQL error in Monitoring > Maps page Frontend
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
ZBX-7651 Fixed item configuration flexible interval adding Frontend
ZBX-7630 Fixed latest issues link on monitoring events 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 2.2.3.

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