Release Notes for Zabbix 5.4.2rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.4.2rc1.

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 5.4.2rc1. 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-6671 Added templates DELL PowerEdge R720 SNMP, R720 by HTTP, R740 SNMP, R740 by HTTP, R820 SNMP, R820 by HTTP, R840 SNMP, R840 by HTTP Templates
ZBXNEXT-6706 Changed the group name to {#DATACENTER.NAME}/{#VM.FOLDER} for discovered VM Templates
ZBXNEXT-6723 Updated template names Templates
ZBXNEXT-6517 Added {#VM.FOLDER} macro with chain of vm parent folders to the vmware vm discovery Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-6596 Added native linux proc.num support plugin to Zabbix agent 2 Agent
ZBXNEXT-6582 Increased "Attempts" to 100 and "Attempt interval" to 1h in media types API

Bug Fixes

ZBX-19431 Changed defaults of widgets in "Zabbix server health" dashboard to show problems for selected items only Installation
ZBX-19362 Removed the multiplier of "Cache swap current size" item in Template App Squid Templates
ZBX-19200 Fixed host, template, item, trigger and graph APIs returning unnecessary fields API
ZBX-18896 Fixed semi-transparent loading layer does not cover entire modal window Frontend
ZBX-19534 Fixed pipeline items in Template Gitlab by HTTP Templates
ZBX-19418 Fixed template import from version 5.0 with JavaScript preprocessing in item Frontend
ZBX-19349 Fixed parameters of some keys in "PostgreSQL by Zabbix agent 2" Templates
ZBX-19219 Added Cisco image usage policy note and fixed directory structure for Cisco templates Templates
ZBX-19532 Fixed x or y axis exceed limit during screen to dashboard conversion Installation Server
ZBX-19508 Removed "Delete missing" column header from media type import popup Frontend
ZBX-18695 Fixed file_put_contents() runtime error if web server has no write permissions for zabbix.conf.php Frontend
ZBX-19424 Fixed trigger handling failing if host name looks like a number API
ZBX-18265 Changed "Monitoring > Hosts > Latest data" to show Items without data by default Frontend
ZBX-19272 Fixed runtime error in settings helper API
ZBX-18788 Fixed webhook parameters not being reset on media type change API
ZBXNEXT-6700 Fixed macros in Template Gitlab by HTTP Templates
ZBX-19548 Fixed PHP runtime errors in the "Problems by severity" vidget Frontend
ZBX-19318 Added sorting by itemids for trends flush to avoid deadlock Proxy Server
ZBX-19229 Fixed missing calendar popup on Host Dashboard page Frontend
ZBX-19203 Fixed filter values to be unset when switching between pages and resetting filter in latest data history screen Frontend
ZBX-19281 Fixed json format of vmware.datastore.discovery item Proxy Server
ZBX-18879 Fixed update vmware info about vCenter fullname and version Proxy Server
ZBX-18914 Fixed timeout issue with vfs.fs plugin for Zabbix agent 2 Agent
ZBX-19461 Fixed validation of the second parameter in history functions API Frontend
ZBX-19123 Fixed sorting by name or status on action page Frontend
ZBX-19493 Fixed missing "Add a new widget" prompt on empty dashboard pages Frontend
ZBX-18941 Improved error messages on "Execute now" by adding item and host names API
ZBX-19262 Fixed tag space trimming in mass update popup Frontend
ZBX-19255 Fixed update of http headers field in item and item prototype mass update form Frontend
ZBX-19447 Implemented item type validation by API API
ZBX-19400 Added workaround for mysql_get_server_version returning the wrong MariaDB version Server
ZBX-18863 Fixed error when overviews skipped entries with numeric host/item/trigger names Frontend
ZBX-19388 Fixed inherited graph and graph prototype update if user has no permissions to child host or template API
ZBX-18699 Fixed selected value appearance in popup host group filter Frontend
ZBX-19084 Fixed removal of inherited tags in "Tags" tab Frontend
ZBX-19357 Fixed dashboard slideshow not starting automatically when requested by URL parameter 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 5.4.2.

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