Zabbix Documentation 4.2

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-==== 11 Version compatibility ====+==== 13 Version compatibility ====
  
 === Supported agents === === Supported agents ===
  
-Older agents from Zabbix 1.x and previous versions of Zabbix 2.x can still be used with Zabbix ​2.4. It does not require any configuration ​changes on agent side.+Zabbix ​agents starting with version ​1.4 are compatible ​with Zabbix 4.2. However, you may need to review the configuration ​of older agents as some parameters have changed, for example, parameters related to [[https://​www.zabbix.com/​documentation/​3.0/​manual/​installation/​upgrade_notes_300#​changes_in_configuration_parameters_related_to_logging|logging]] for versions before 3.0.
  
-However, to take full advantage of new and improved items, improved performance and reduced memory usage, use the latest 2.4 agent.+To take full advantage of new and improved items, improved performance and reduced memory usage, use the latest ​4.agent. 
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 +Note that Zabbix ​4.2 agent cannot be used with Zabbix server older than 4.2.
  
 === Supported Zabbix proxies === === Supported Zabbix proxies ===
  
-Only Zabbix 2.4 proxies may be used with Zabbix ​server. Zabbix ​1.6, 1.8, 2.and 2.proxies are not supported with Zabbix 2.4 server.+Zabbix ​4.2.x server can only work with Zabbix ​4.2.x proxies. Zabbix ​4.2.x proxies can only work with Zabbix 4.2.x server. 
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 +<note important>​It is no longer possible to start the upgraded server ​and have older, yet unupgraded proxies report data to a newer serverThis approach, which was never recommended nor supported by Zabbix, now is officially disabled, as the server will ignore data from unupgraded ​proxies. For more information,​ see the [[:​manual/​installation/​upgrade|upgrade procedure]].</​note>​ 
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 +Warnings about using incompatible Zabbix daemon versions ​are logged since Zabbix ​4.2.2.
  
-Zabbix 2.4 proxies may only be used with Zabbix 2.4 server. They will not work with 2.2 or older Zabbix server. 
  
 === Supported XML files === === Supported XML files ===
  
-XML files, exported with 1.8, 2.0 and 2.2 are supported for import in Zabbix ​2.4.+XML files, exported with 1.8, 2.02.2, 2.4, 3.0, 3.2, 3.4 and 4.0 are supported for import in Zabbix 4.2.
  
 <note important>​In Zabbix 1.8 XML export format, trigger dependencies are stored by name only. If there are several triggers with the same name (for example, having different severities and expressions) that have a dependency defined between them, it is not possible to import them. Such dependencies must be manually removed from the XML file and re-added after import.</​note>​ <note important>​In Zabbix 1.8 XML export format, trigger dependencies are stored by name only. If there are several triggers with the same name (for example, having different severities and expressions) that have a dependency defined between them, it is not possible to import them. Such dependencies must be manually removed from the XML file and re-added after import.</​note>​