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manual:introduction:whatsnew220 [2015/03/05 13:41]
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 Additionally,​ LLD macros are supported in the parameters of an item key, making it possible to use a macro like {Cisco switch:​ifAlias[{#​SNMPINDEX}].last()} Additionally,​ LLD macros are supported in the parameters of an item key, making it possible to use a macro like {Cisco switch:​ifAlias[{#​SNMPINDEX}].last()}
  
-{HOST.HOST<​1-9>​} macro can be used to reference a host: {{HOST.HOST}:​ifAlias[{#​SNMPINDEX}].last()}. As the graph may contain items from several hosts, {HOST.HOST} and {HOST.HOST1} will refer to the first host, {HOST.HOST2} to the second and so on.+{HOST.HOST<​1-9>​} macro can be used to reference a host: ''​%%{{%%HOST.HOST}:​ifAlias[{#​SNMPINDEX}].last()}''​. As the graph may contain items from several hosts, {HOST.HOST} and {HOST.HOST1} will refer to the first host, {HOST.HOST2} to the second and so on.
  
 ==== - Notifications on unsupported items, unknown triggers ==== ==== - Notifications on unsupported items, unknown triggers ====
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 If nothing is selected in //Show selected groups//, then all groups will be displayed, except the ones chosen to hide in the //Hide selected groups// field. If nothing is selected in //Show selected groups//, then all groups will be displayed, except the ones chosen to hide in the //Hide selected groups// field.
  
-=== - Displaying name and surname with acknowledgments ​===+=== - Displaying name and surname with acknowledgements ​===
  
 Previously, only user alias was displayed with acknowledged events - that sometimes did not provide sufficient information,​ especially in systems with many system users. ​ Previously, only user alias was displayed with acknowledged events - that sometimes did not provide sufficient information,​ especially in systems with many system users. ​
  
-To make acknowledgment ​information more informative,​ now a name and surname is also displayed, in the 'alias (name surname)'​ format. The name and surname are taken from the respective (now optional) user configuration fields.+To make acknowledgement ​information more informative,​ now a name and surname is also displayed, in the 'alias (name surname)'​ format. The name and surname are taken from the respective (now optional) user configuration fields.
  
 {{ack_dashboard.png|}} {{ack_dashboard.png|}}
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 Name and surname now appears in: Name and surname now appears in:
  
-  * acknowledgment ​and action details popup of the Dashboard //Last 20 issues// widget +  * acknowledgement ​and action details popup of the Dashboard //Last 20 issues// widget 
-  * acknowledgment ​and action details popup of the //Host/host group issues// widget in screens +  * acknowledgement ​and action details popup of the //Host/host group issues// widget in screens 
-  * acknowlegdment ​details (accessible from Monitoring -> Triggers)+  * acknowlegdement ​details (accessible from Monitoring -> Triggers)
   * event details   * event details
   * user group member list   * user group member list
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 "​All"​ has been removed as a choice from the trigger severity filter in the frontend, being a redundant duplicate of the "Not classified"​ option. The show_severity=-1 GET parameter, previously returning "​All",​ now defaults to the "Not classified"​ selection. "​All"​ has been removed as a choice from the trigger severity filter in the frontend, being a redundant duplicate of the "Not classified"​ option. The show_severity=-1 GET parameter, previously returning "​All",​ now defaults to the "Not classified"​ selection.
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 +=== - Antialiasing in generated graphics ===
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 +From now on generated graphs are easier to comprehend due to antialiasing. The change includes support of normal and bold anti-aliased lines lines for graphs, map connectors as well as graph X/Y axis triangles. ​
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 +|{{:​manual:​introduction:​graphbefore2.png|}}|{{:​manual:​introduction:​graphafter2.png|}}|
 +|Before the redesign. ​ |After the redesign. ​ |
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 ==== - Daemon improvements ==== ==== - Daemon improvements ====
  
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 === - Value cache for faster access to history data === === - Value cache for faster access to history data ===
  
-To make the calculation of triggers ​expressions,​ calculated/​aggregate items and some macros much faster, a new value cache option is supported by the Zabbix server. ​+To make the calculation of trigger ​expressions,​ calculated/​aggregate items and some macros much faster, a new value cache option is supported by the Zabbix server. ​
  
 This in-memory cache can be used for accessing historical data, instead of making direct SQL calls to the database. If historical values are not present in the cache, the missing values are requested from the database and the cache updated accordingly. This in-memory cache can be used for accessing historical data, instead of making direct SQL calls to the database. If historical values are not present in the cache, the missing values are requested from the database and the cache updated accordingly.