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Release Notes for Zabbix 3.2.0

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.2.0.

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 3.2.0. 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

ZBX-1357 Updated czech, english (united states), hebrew, italian, japanese, korean, portuguese (brazil), russian, ukrainian translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-3206 Added support of flexible item key parameters for aliases
ZBXNEXT-3405 Implemented timeline in monitoring->problems view
ZBXNEXT-3353 Implemented interface for history export through loadable modules and changed module loading to require only zbx_module_api_version() function
ZBXNEXT-3423 Removed ability to acknowledge ok events
ZBXNEXT-3416 Implemented event hidden tag display with hint box when there are more than 3 tags and better display of long tags and added event tag display in event details widget
ZBXNEXT-3412 Implemented mass update for trigger and trigger prototype tags and manual close
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added icon in monitoring->problems view to show who close problem; implemented new information icons
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added blinking on closing state in monitoring->problems view
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added "show details" filter option in monitoring->problems view
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added displaying of recovery actions in monitoring->problem view
ZBXNEXT-3389 Removed value length limitation in zabbix_sender when reading data from file/stream
ZBXNEXT-3409 Replaced drop-down controls with modern radio buttons in several forms
ZBXNEXT-1791 Added evaluation of logical expressions with unsupported items in trigger expressions and calculated items; thanks to users alix and calimero for patch
ZBXNEXT-2877 Added datacenter name to vmware hypervisors and virtual machines
ZBXNEXT-1262 Added support of nested host groups
ZBX-1357 Updated chinese (china), czech, english (united states), french, georgian, german, italian, japanese, korean, polish, portuguese (brazil), russian, slovak, spanish, turkish, ukrainian translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-1791 Enabled evaluation of nodata() and time-based functions for not supported items in trigger expressions and calculated items
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added history of events in monitoring->problems view
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added new filtering options in event.get() and problem.get() methods
ZBXNEXT-3201 Dropped monitoring->events view
ZBXNEXT-104 Implemented ability to manually close problems
ZBXNEXT-3358 Added a beautiful favorites icon
ZBXNEXT-3195 Implemented independent escalations for each problem event
ZBXNEXT-3277 Added global event correlation
ZBXNEXT-3274 Added event correlation on trigger level
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added high-performance view of current problems, implemented problem.get() method
ZBXNEXT-3296 Added basic filtering for several frontend pages
ZBXNEXT-2430 Added new items log.count[] and logrt.count[], added option for monitoring fast-growing log files
ZBXNEXT-3175 Added filtering for the list of templates and host groups
ZBXNEXT-821 Added possibility to view, copy, mass update and delete lld created elements
ZBXNEXT-3193 Added event_recovery table to link problem and recovery events, added problem table to cache active problem events
ZBXNEXT-3267 Added one minute delay for repeated snmp trap file error log entries
ZBXNEXT-3196 Added action option to pause escalations during maintenance
ZBXNEXT-178 Implemented web scenarios import/export
ZBXNEXT-2087 Added trigger and event tags
ZBXNEXT-1638 Added macro functions to allow substring extraction from item value macros in triggers and notifications
ZBXNEXT-2118 Added support of trigger option "ok event generation" and recovery expression
ZBXNEXT-1250 Added two new options "regexp" and "iregexp" to the third parameter <operator> of trigger function count(); thanks to michael kolomiets for patch
ZBX-1357 Updated chinese (china), chinese (taiwan), czech, english (united states), french, georgian, greek, italian, japanese, korean, polish, romanian, russian, slovak, turkish, ukrainian, vietnamese translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-3135 Removed id field from history text and log tables

Bug Fixes

ZBX-11182 Fixed creating of recovery expressions for triggers created from trigger prototypes
ZBX-11182 Added possibility to open lld-created trigger from list of items
ZBX-11189 Fixed resolving of problems by event correlation on trigger level
ZBX-11187 Improved performance of event tag processing by caching eventtagid and problemtagid
ZBX-11177 Fixed sql errors while processing event correlation on trigger level
ZBXNEXT-3101 Fixed displaying fields of "operations" tab in action edit form when adding new operation in ie
ZBX-11171 Updated database versioning for v3.2 release
ZBXNEXT-3101 Fixed sql errors while upgrade ibm db2 database
ZBX-11143 Added missing space in ctrigger.php sql query
ZBX-6083 Strings that are related to status of item, trigger and host prototypes was renamed "enable" and "status" => "create enabled", "disable" => "create disabled", "enabled" => "yes", "disabled" => "no"
ZBXNEXT-3201 Fixed displaying of "actions" hintbox
ZBXNEXT-3201 Fixed "actions" column in exported csv file from monitoring->problem page
ZBX-11119 Fixed use of uninitialized variable
ZBX-11040 Added "page navigation" context to translation strings "first" and "last"; replicated translations for "first" and "last" in "page navigation" context from 2.2 brancha
ZBX-11035 Fixed incorrect headers in screens "status of zabbix" => "system status", "zabbix server info" => "status of zabbix"; renamed screen element select option "server info" => "status of zabbix"
ZBX-11070 Disallowed zabbix admin accessing notifications of users that does not share any user group
ZBX-11057 Fixed drawing lines of items with scheduled interval when graph data is selected from trends
ZBX-11050 Changed translation strings "enable event acknowledges" => "enable event acknowledgement" and "search/filter elements limit" => "limit for search and filter results"
ZBX-11071 Fixed closing success and error messages in ie
ZBXNEXT-3101 Fixed undefined index when adding a message to user in action operations
ZBX-11148 Fixed suppressing of escalations when an event is closed by event correlation operation 'close new'
ZBX-8801 Made "trigger status" be always remembered in "monitoring" -> "triggers" and "monitoring" -> "overview", even if "all"
ZBX-10974 Fixed filter being reset when moving to a different page in "monitoring" -> "triggers"
ZBX-11020 Fixed "host.create" so that both "inventory" and "inventory_mode" are optional
ZBX-8489 Removed odbc request answer size limitation
ZBX-10830 Fixed snmp trap to convert non-printable values from snmpv3 to hexadecimal
ZBX-9124 Changed getting os name by item system.sw.os[name]
ZBX-11132 Added database patch to fill all required fields in "problem" table
ZBX-10476 Fixed several issues with 'service.discovery' lld rule in template 'template os windows'
ZBX-11124 Fixed memory leak in process of deleting hosts, which occurs during lld processing
ZBX-11045 Fixed action audit log "recipient" column name
ZBXNEXT-3201 Fixed possible sql errors in problem.get() method
ZBX-11109 Fixed processing of parameter housekeepingfrequency=0 in proxy
ZBX-11105 Fixed compiler warnings regarding unused function parameters
ZBX-11099 Reduced configuration cache lock time after host maintenance ends
ZBX-10476 Extended 'template os windows' template by 'service.discovery' lld
ZBX-9413 Fixed disabled hosts linking to a maintenance
ZBX-11100 Fixed minor bugs and use of magic numbers in ip range parsers
ZBX-11098 Corrected log messages about completion of the trend data synchronization
ZBX-11072 Fixed problem with string truncation for ibm db2 databases which contain the char '\r'
ZBX-11081 Fixed compilation error with curl library
ZBX-7602 Added error messages about invalid regular expressions in eventlog items
ZBX-11093 Fixed possible crash when copying cached correlation rules
ZBX-10901 Added missing highlighting for some ui elements in focused state
ZBX-11075 Fixed host full clone with discovered items and discovered triggers
ZBXNEXT-3351 Decreased padding in screens to make them more compact
ZBX-3101 Fixed event macro processing in recovery operations
ZBX-10761 Added upgrade patch to clean wrong values in 'triggers' table
ZBX-11059 Fixed duplicate notifications sending from one media type
ZBX-11050 Renamed constants screen_resource_triggers_overview => screen_resource_trigger_overview screen_resource_hosts_info => screen_resource_host_info screen_resource_triggers_info => screen_resource_trigger_info
ZBX-11050 Changed translation strings "alarm acknowledgements" => "event acknowledgements" and "status of triggers" => "triggers" and changed few other translation strings to singular form
ZBX-11060 Fixed copying correlation_mode, correlation_tag, tags of trigger and trigger prototype
ZBX-11073 Fixed compilation with net-snmp library support
ZBX-10263 Fixed incorrect record count in getpagingline() when search limit is reached
ZBX-10768 Fixed compilation warning on freebsd
ZBX-10561 Improved style consistency for disabled elements
ZBX-3823 Improved validation and error messaging when history, discovery, autoregistration and host availability data sent by passive and active proxies are processed on server
ZBX-10030 Fixed api action update method request with only "actionid" property
ZBX-9972 Changed service_sla constant to match database default goodsla value
ZBX-10049 Fixed optional field validation in drule.update api method
ZBX-10076 Fixed text information containing non-ascii characters being saved incorrectly to ibm db2 database in case of system locale misconfiguration
ZBX-9989 Optimized sql queries for graphs building

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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