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manual:introduction:whatsnew300 [2017/02/07 10:24]
VSI New sub-heading "Value mapping improvements" under "Frontend improvements".
manual:introduction:whatsnew300 [2019/02/12 06:41] (current)
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 The automatic housekeeping procedures can now be disabled by setting the configuration file HousekeepingFrequency parameter to zero. The automatic housekeeping procedures can now be disabled by setting the configuration file HousekeepingFrequency parameter to zero.
  
-=== - Default configuration file improvements ​===+=== - Configuration parameters ​===
  
-Default configuration files have been changed to improve security and usability.+Default configuration ​[[:​manual/​appendix/​config|files]] have been changed to improve security and usability.
  
   * //DBUser// has been changed to **zabbix** for proxy and server   * //DBUser// has been changed to **zabbix** for proxy and server
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   * //​LogSlowQueries//​ has been increased from 0 to 3000 for proxy and server   * //​LogSlowQueries//​ has been increased from 0 to 3000 for proxy and server
   * //Timeout// has been increased from 3 to 4 seconds for proxy and server   * //Timeout// has been increased from 3 to 4 seconds for proxy and server
-  * Prohibited characters have been listed for //​UnsafeUserParamaters//​ 
   * Default value for //​MaxLinesPerSecond//​ has been decreased from 100 to 20 for agent   * Default value for //​MaxLinesPerSecond//​ has been decreased from 100 to 20 for agent
 +  * Prohibited characters have been listed for //​UnsafeUserParamaters//​
 +  * It is possible to disable automatic housekeeping by setting HousekeepingFrequency to 0
 +  * It is possible now to set //​DebugLevel//​=5 in server, proxy and agent configuration files. Previously it could be done using runtime control options only.
 +  * A new **LogType** configuration parameter has been added for server, proxy, agent and Windows agent. This parameter accepts the following values:
 +    * //file// (default) - write log messages to file configured by the LogFile parameter
 +    * //system// - write log messages to syslog (Unix-like systems) or eventlog (Windows)
 +    * //console// - write log messages to standard output (valid only when running in foreground mode)
 +    * See also important [[:​manual/​installation/​upgrade_notes_300#​changes_in_configuration_parameters_related_to_logging|upgrade notes]]
 +  * //​HistoryIndexCacheSize//​ parameter has been added for server and proxy
 +  * Several new parameters have been added that are related to [[:​manual/​introduction/​whatsnew300#​encryption_support|encryption]] support
 +
 === - Performance improvements === === - Performance improvements ===
  
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 The messages printed to the log files will now contain IP addresses of incoming/​outgoing connections between Zabbix server and Zabbix proxy. Please see the [[:​manual/​installation/​upgrade_notes_300#​logging_ip_addresses_of_incomingoutgoing_connections_between_zabbix_server_and_zabbix_proxy|upgrade notes]] for details. The messages printed to the log files will now contain IP addresses of incoming/​outgoing connections between Zabbix server and Zabbix proxy. Please see the [[:​manual/​installation/​upgrade_notes_300#​logging_ip_addresses_of_incomingoutgoing_connections_between_zabbix_server_and_zabbix_proxy|upgrade notes]] for details.
-=== - Setting DebugLevel=5 in daemon configuration file === 
  
-It is possible now to set //​DebugLevel//​=5 in server, proxy and agent configuration files. Previously it could be done using runtime control options only. 
  
 === - Database recovery message on DebugLevel=2 === === - Database recovery message on DebugLevel=2 ===
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 Host-level macros such as {HOST.HOST},​ {HOST.NAME},​ {HOST.IP}, {HOST.DNS}, {HOST.CONN} and {HOST.PORT} along with user macros {$MACRO} are now available in the trigger URL. Host-level macros such as {HOST.HOST},​ {HOST.NAME},​ {HOST.IP}, {HOST.DNS}, {HOST.CONN} and {HOST.PORT} along with user macros {$MACRO} are now available in the trigger URL.
  
-==== - Commandline ​utilities ​improvements ====+==== - Commandline ​utility ​improvements ====
  
 ''​zabbix_get''​ exit code now is 0 (success) or 1 (error). In earlier versions it was 0 (success or error - cannot distinguish between them) or 141 (SIGPIPE). ''​zabbix_get''​ exit code now is 0 (success) or 1 (error). In earlier versions it was 0 (success or error - cannot distinguish between them) or 141 (SIGPIPE).
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 A new "HTTP response status code" value map has been added. A new "HTTP response status code" value map has been added.
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 +==== See also ====
 +
 +  * [[:​manual/​installation/​template_changes|Template changes]]