Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.0alpha1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.0alpha1.

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 5.0.0alpha1. 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-1423 Added ipmi.get item for IPMI sensor LLD API Frontend Proxy Server
Added support of default message templates for each media type API Frontend Server
ZBXNEXT-5639 Added available agent 2 check restriction parameters Agent
ZBXNEXT-5693 Reset page number when applying new filter, changing sort order or re-opening the page Frontend
ZBXNEXT-5554 Added webhook through proxy Frontend Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-1898 Implemented strong cryptography for encoding frontend passwords API
ZBXNEXT-5592 Dropped IBM DB2 database support for Zabbix server API Frontend Installation Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-1085 Added available agent check restriction parameters Agent Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-4700 Reworked new action operation form as popup Frontend
ZBXNEXT-5412 Reworked new condition forms as popup API Frontend
ZBXNEXT-1989 Increased maximum item key length to 2048 chars API Frontend Agent Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-5414 Moved maintenance period configuration settings to modal window to decrease page refresh count Frontend
ZBXNEXT-5538 Moved Administration->User groups pages to MVC framework API Frontend Installation
ZBX-11991 Reworked event correlation operations page Frontend
ZBXNEXT-5413 Reworked discovery checks form as popup Frontend
ZBXNEXT-170 Implemented possibility to "unlink" specific templates in hosts and templates massupdate Frontend
ZBXNEXT-3322 Implemented popup submenus on page headings instead of select controls Frontend

Bug Fixes

ZBX-12899 Fixed check for circular dependencies of navigation tree items Frontend Installation
ZBX-17049 Fixed non well formed numeric value in maintenance.create and maintenance.update; fixed undefined index in maintenance create and update popup API Frontend
ZBX-17066 Fixed wrongly positioned context menu when launched by keyboard Frontend
ZBX-402 Fixed latest data reloading to updating asynchronously Frontend
ZBX-16695 Changed default width of various screen elements in Zabbix templates from 500 to 750 pixels Templates
ZBX-11764 Fixed automake scripts; thanks to Tomasz Kłoczko for the patch Installation

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 5.0.0.

Commercial support

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