Release Notes for Zabbix 4.0.17rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.0.17rc1.

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 4.0.17rc1. 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-5490 Added new key vfs.fs.get to collect mounted filesystems information and relevant metrics into json
ZBXNEXT-5239 Added housekeeping of unused/deleted items values in value cache
ZBX-3783 Added strict validation of input parameters in script.get() method

Bug Fixes

ZBX-10240 Fixed maintenance time period update every field validation
ZBX-17164 Fixed file change time in vfs.file.time on windows
ZBX-17036 Fixed memory leak and wrong type cast; thanks to yudai hashimoto for the patch
ZBX-16811 Fixed sql error during prototype removal by adding select for update locks
ZBX-17002 Added bulk gathering of attributes for zabbix java gateway when using attribute discovery
ZBX-16960, ZBX-16961, ZBX-16964 Fixed time of check - time of use issues reported by coverity
ZBX-16902 Fixed providing notifications for devices without audio support
ZBX-17127 Fixed crash on jsonpath function processing
ZBX-17080 Fixed deadlock on maintenance table when using oracle database
ZBX-17078 Fixed web scenario step allowing to use 0 timeout
ZBX-16907 Fixed icmppingloss counting all after first 400 ping responses as lost
ZBX-16325 Fixed httpstepid validation when its value exceeds int32
ZBX-16997 Fixed duplicate entry errors on 32-bit architecture during item application discovery
ZBX-17102 Fixed scroll bar visibility in svg graph widget configuration form
ZBX-17049 Fixed non well formed numeric value encountered in maintenance
ZBX-16481 Fixed spelling issues in the code
ZBX-1977 Reverted fix for axis labels calculation
ZBX-16894 Fixed dynamic rows losing old input at form error
ZBX-16966 Fixed not operator in correlation function expression

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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