Release Notes for Zabbix 6.2.0rc3

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 6.2.0rc3.

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 6.2.0rc3. 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-6940 Fixed clone, sorting, validation in graph widget configuration form
ZBXNEXT-5956 Added template AWS EC2 by HTTP
ZBXNEXT-7813 Updated MariaDB maximum supported version to 10.7
ZBXNEXT-7722 Fixed runtime errors when using Zabbix with PHP 8.1
ZBXNEXT-7769 Added support of PHP 8.1 to LDAP authentication
ZBXNEXT-6940 Added support for stacked bar and stacked staircase graphs
ZBXNEXT-721 Added temporary suppress problem functionality
ZBXNEXT-7591 Added possibility to add custom tags to hosts created from host prototypes
ZBXNEXT-6940 Added new features in graph widget: dataset with item list; stacked graphs type; show simple triggers and working time; last known for missing data; percentile lines; configurable approximation; better legend; clone data set
ZBXNEXT-7554 Added incremental configuration sync for hosts, host tags, items, item tags, item preprocessing, triggers, trigger tags, functions
ZBXNEXT-7596 Updated templates and templates.tmpl for 6.2 version (template_groups and host_groups properties)
ZBXNEXT-5517 Added ability to modify macros of hosts created from host prototypes
ZBXNEXT-7669 Implemented new design for Global view dashboard
ZBXNEXT-6891 Removed MongoDB implementation, updated template to work with new plugin
ZBXNEXT-2592 Split host groups functionality into host groups and template groups
ZBXNEXT-7632 Added template for HPE Primera
ZBXNEXT-7567 Implemented saving the state of the default filters in monitoring sections
ZBXNEXT-7630 Added templates for HPE MSA 2060 and MSA 2040
ZBXNEXT-7732 Added metrics for Windows Registry monitoring
ZBXNEXT-2578 Added support for vmware.rp.cpu.usage and vmware.rp.memory
ZBXNEXT-2837 Allowed {INVENTORY.*} macros for script type item and manual scripts
ZBXNEXT-6893 Implemented audit log filtering by multiple actions
ZBXNEXT-7553 Added user macro cache
ZBXNEXT-7453 Added templates HashiCorp Consul by HTTP
ZBXNEXT-7494 Removed deprecated CurlHttpRequest
ZBXNEXT-7693 Replaced filename-length-max=99 option with tar-pax in configure.ac
ZBXNEXT-7029 Added support of vmware.dvswitch.discovery and vmware.dvswitch.fetchports.get
ZBXNEXT-5088 Added active check availability icon
ZBXNEXT-5341 Added new VMware item vmware.vm.attribute
ZBXNEXT-2302 Added new VMware keys *.hv.connectionstate *.hv.hw.serialnumber *.hv.net.if.discovery *.hv.network.linkspeed *.hv.hw.sensors.get *.vm.state *.vm.tools and other improvements
ZBXNEXT-5771 Added digital clock feature to the clock widget
ZBX-20946 Enabled German and Vietnamese languages in the frontend
ZBXNEXT-7461 Implemented expandable subfilters at the Latest data page; fixed clickable tags
ZBXNEXT-7604 Modified functionality to ignore NaN in Prometheus preprocessing aggregate functions
ZBXNEXT-2591 Added resource pool path to vmware.vm.discovery
ZBXNEXT-2043 Added support for collecting vmware snapshot information and new items vmware.vm.snapshot.get and vmware.vm.consolidationneeded
ZBXNEXT-2012 Added additional NIC counters for VMware monitoring
ZBXNEXT-7607 Added template Envoy Proxy by HTTP
ZBXNEXT-7476 Disabled PHP 8 strict type validation
ZBXNEXT-2289 Implemented multiple LDAP sources for user authentication
ZBXNEXT-7526 Added number of items for Latest data column in Monitoring -> Hosts page
ZBXNEXT-7491 Fixed PHP 8.1 runtime warnings with PostgreSQL backend
ZBXNEXT-7547 Added CockroachDB template
ZBXNEXT-4768 Improved usability of "Execute now"
ZBXNEXT-3692 Refactored inline scripts for HTML onClick events to avoid potential XSS threats
ZBXNEXT-1711 Implemented OS processes discovery with new item proc.get
ZBXNEXT-7615 Added hmac function for JavaScript
ZBXNEXT-7611 Fixed silenced errors not silenced in zbx_err_handler running PHP 8
ZBXNEXT-7610 Refactored in PHP 8 deprecated function strtime()
ZBXNEXT-7506 Fixed uuids in proxmox template
ZBXNEXT-7562 Added en_GB locale
ZBXNEXT-7523 Added possibility to add custom templates to hosts created from host prototypes
ZBXNEXT-7627 Set minimal supported PHP version to 7.4
ZBXNEXT-1580 Implemented centralized refreshing of proxy configuration
ZBXNEXT-388 Added checking of new items and LLD rules within 60 seconds after creation
ZBXNEXT-7120 Added support of OpenSSL 3.0
ZBXNEXT-7402,
ZBXNEXT-7413
Added support for CyberArk Vault
ZBXNEXT-7452 Added SNI support to TLS protocol for Zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-7065 Added queries metrics to PostgreSQL by Zabbix agent 2 template
ZBXNEXT-7023 Updated regular expressions for services discovery in Windows templates
ZBXNEXT-7498 Moved internal item processing from history to regular pollers
ZBXNEXT-7420 Added documentation links to Zabbix frontend sections
ZBXNEXT-7397 Removed support for MD5 user passwords
ZBXNEXT-7488 Removed zabbix[history*] and zabbix[trends*] internal items
ZBXNEXT-7138 Added modal form for API tokens in User settings->API tokens and Administration->General->API tokens

Bug Fixes

ZBX-21263 Fixed item tags not being created by LLD
ZBX-21066 Fixed libopenssl.m4 when dealing with lib/64 in openssl 3
ZBX-20105 Removed bogus dependency on libxml2 from agent
ZBX-20750 Fixed excessive escaping of special characters in audit log details, triggers and graphs
ZBX-20994 Fixed access limitation for Oracle DB to list tables accessible to the user
ZBX-21145 Changed host, item and trigger tag merging logic during template linking and LLD to reduce database updates
ZBX-21064 Rewrote pcre.m4 and pcre2.m4 file
ZBX-21185 Fixed pattern selector when item name contains square brackets
ZBX-21190 Fixed templated host prototype macros tab being editable
ZBX-20914 Fixed wrong calculation of calculated item formulas
ZBX-20565 Fixed visibility of placeholder text in host prototype edit form
ZBX-20875 Fixed filter condition for job discovery rule in MSSQL by ODBC template
ZBX-21146 Fixed item key in NTP service template
ZBX-21137 Fixed VMware collector crash related to datastore state disconnected from all HVs
ZBX-20985 Fixed notifications summary for MS Teams media type
ZBX-20628 Removed system metrics from PFSense template
ZBX-21136 Fixed value type for checksum of /etc/passwd item in FreeBSD template
ZBX-20903 Removed duplicate in Windows services discovery filter regexp
ZBX-18652 Fixed data overview discrepancy between host location top and left
ZBX-21111 Fixed HA manager stopping
ZBX-21306 Fixed xss in discovery rules
ZBX-21305 Fixed xss in graph
ZBX-20859 Fixed incorrectly exported host groups in map elements
ZBX-20613 Returned the ability to edit the dependencies of inherited triggers; improved validation upon unlinking templates with triggers that have dependencies; improved performance of trigger dependency functionality; prevented the ability to fully replace trigger dependencies of inherited triggers if the new dependency was added to parent trigger; supplemented validation of trigger dependencies on templates to prevent linkage dead-ends; dropped support of trigger.addDependencies and trigger.deleteDependencies API methods
ZBX-20814 Fixed Map->Sharing user group shares table not showing saved user groups
ZBX-20898 Fixed duplicated UUID in the official template
ZBX-20911 Added process state check in PROC_NUM() for Oracle Solaris
ZBX-20752 Fixed saved properties of classic graphs being lost when reopening graph configuration
ZBX-21073 Added support of Int8Array(), Buffer() and also duktape plain buffers in md5, sha256 and hmac function parameters
ZBX-19381 Fixed resolving of macros in item key parameters when testing items in web interface
ZBX-21074 Fixed active check availability status update on Oracle
ZBX-20950 Updated regular expressions for services discovery in Windows templates and fixed new active agent check
ZBX-18520 Fixed showing of fields that do not belong to selected item type in item edit form
ZBX-20684 Fixed item value widget not showing trailing zeros
ZBX-20600 Fixed vmware hv.datastore.latency item when multiple datastores with duplicate name
ZBX-20861 Fixed incorrect naming of web scenario items after upgrade
ZBX-20823 Fixed inability to update hosts that were created by LLD on aarch64
ZBX-20945 Fixed broken trigger link in trigger mass update => dependencies
ZBX-20886 Fixed handle leak on Zabbix agent 2 in vfs.fs.get
ZBX-20356 Fixed perfomance counters not working when removed and added again on Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-21008 Fixed broken popup for SLA selection for User role
ZBX-20380 Fixed maintenance highlighting having priority over problem severity highlighting for map elements of map, host group and trigger types
ZBX-20982 Fixed API request by coordinates in the OpenWeatherMap template
ZBX-20918 Moved final history/trends cache sync in main process to be done before stopping HA
ZBX-20548 Fixed broken host link not opening in the Inventory
ZBXNEXT-7523 Removed unnecessary field validation for "link_type" in template.get "selectParentTemplates" option
ZBX-20773 Added documentation link for host create view in standalone mode
ZBX-20953 Fixed errors when changing status of a single host in list
ZBX-20947 Fixed hosts not being exported into file
ZBX-20951 Fixed dependent item discovery validation in LLD
ZBX-20783 Fixed Zabbix agent2 not to fail when global regular expression is received with empty delimiter
ZBX-20299 Fixed not detecting user macros by "Test item" dialog if they are used in the calculated item formula
ZBXNEXT-7616 Fixed JavaScript md5 and sha256 functions to support binary data (including terminating zero character)

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix指导手册。 for full details.

版本升级

Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. See Zabbix manual for a detailed upgrade procedure.

Commercial support

Zabbix Company provides a full range of Professional Services. We also provide trouble-free 升级服务 for easy migration from earlier versions of Zabbix. Please 联系我们 for pricing and more details.

References

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