Release Notes for Zabbix 6.2.0beta2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 6.2.0beta2.

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 6.2.0beta2. 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-7693 Replaced filename-length-max=99 option with tar-pax in Installation
ZBXNEXT-7029 Added support of vmware.dvswitch.discovery and vmware.dvswitch.fetchports.get Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-5088 Added active check availability icon API Frontend Agent Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-5341 Added new VMware item vmware.vm.attribute Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-2302 Added new VMware keys *.hv.connectionstate *.hv.hw.serialnumber * * *.hv.hw.sensors.get *.vm.state * and other improvements Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-5771 Added digital clock feature to the clock widget Frontend
ZBX-20946 Enabled German and Vietnamese languages in the frontend Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7461 Implemented expandable subfilters at the Latest data page; fixed clickable tags Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7604 Modified functionality to ignore NaN in Prometheus preprocessing aggregate functions Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-2591 Added resource pool path to vmware.vm.discovery Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-2043 Added support for collecting vmware snapshot information and new items vmware.vm.snapshot.get and vmware.vm.consolidationneeded Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-2012 Added additional NIC counters for VMware monitoring Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-7607 Added template Envoy Proxy by HTTP Templates
ZBXNEXT-7476 Disabled PHP 8 strict type validation API Frontend
ZBXNEXT-2289 Implemented multiple LDAP sources for user authentication API Frontend Installation
ZBXNEXT-7526 Added number of items for Latest data column in Monitoring -> Hosts page Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7491 Fixed PHP 8.1 runtime warnings with PostgreSQL backend API Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7547 Added CockroachDB template Templates
ZBXNEXT-4768 Improved usability of "Execute now" API Frontend
ZBXNEXT-3692 Refactored inline scripts for HTML onClick events to avoid potential XSS threats Frontend
ZBXNEXT-1711 Implemented OS processes discovery with new item proc.get Agent
ZBXNEXT-7615 Added hmac function for JavaScript Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-7611 Fixed silenced errors not silenced in zbx_err_handler running PHP 8 Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7610 Refactored in PHP 8 deprecated function strtime() Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7506 Fixed uuids in proxmox template Templates
ZBXNEXT-7562 Added en_GB locale Frontend Installation Server
ZBXNEXT-7523 Added possibility to add custom templates to hosts created from host prototypes API Frontend Installation Server
ZBXNEXT-7627 Set minimal supported PHP version to 7.4 Frontend
ZBXNEXT-1580 Implemented centralized refreshing of proxy configuration API Frontend Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-388 Added checking of new items and LLD rules within 60 seconds after creation Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-7120 Added support of OpenSSL 3.0 Agent Proxy Server
Added support for CyberArk Vault API Frontend Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-7452 Added SNI support to TLS protocol for Zabbix agent 2 Agent
ZBXNEXT-7065 Added queries metrics to PostgreSQL by Zabbix agent 2 template Agent Templates
ZBXNEXT-7023 Updated regular expressions for services discovery in Windows templates Templates
ZBXNEXT-7498 Moved internal item processing from history to regular pollers Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-7420 Added documentation links to Zabbix frontend sections Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7397 Removed support for MD5 user passwords Frontend Installation
ZBXNEXT-7488 Removed zabbix[history*] and zabbix[trends*] internal items Server
ZBXNEXT-7138 Added modal form for API tokens in User settings->API tokens and Administration->General->API tokens Frontend

Bug Fixes

ZBX-21008 Fixed broken popup for SLA selection for User role Frontend
ZBX-20380 Fixed maintenance highlighting having priority over problem severity highlighting for map elements of map, host group and trigger types Frontend
ZBX-20982 Fixed API request by coordinates in the OpenWeatherMap template Templates
ZBX-20918 Moved final history/trends cache sync in main process to be done before stopping HA Server
ZBX-20548 Fixed broken host link not opening in the Inventory Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7523 Removed unnecessary field validation for "link_type" in template.get "selectParentTemplates" option API
ZBX-20773 Added documentation link for host create view in standalone mode Frontend
ZBX-20953 Fixed errors when changing status of a single host in list Frontend
ZBX-20947 Fixed hosts not being exported into file Frontend
ZBX-20951 Fixed dependent item discovery validation in LLD Server
ZBX-20783 Fixed Zabbix agent2 not to fail when global regular expression is received with empty delimiter API Agent
ZBX-20299 Fixed not detecting user macros by "Test item" dialog if they are used in the calculated item formula Frontend
ZBXNEXT-7616 Fixed JavaScript md5 and sha256 functions to support binary data (including terminating zero character) Proxy Server

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 6.2.0.

Commercial support

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