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 The default global time zone: The default global time zone:
  
-  * can be set manually when [[:​manual/​installation/​install#installing_zabbix_web_interface|installing]] the frontend +  * can be set manually when [[:​manual/​installation/​frontend#gui_settings|installing]] the frontend 
-  * can be modified in //​Administration// ​-> //​General// ​-> //​[[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​administration/​general#​gui|GUI]]//​+  * can be modified in //​Administration// ​→ //​General// ​→ //​[[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​administration/​general#​gui|GUI]]//​
  
 User-level time zone: User-level time zone:
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 See also: See also:
  
-  * [[:​manual/​config/​visualisation/​host_screens|Host dashboards]]+  * [[:​manual/​config/​visualization/​host_screens|Host dashboards]]
   * [[:​manual/​installation/​upgrade_notes_520#​template_screens_converted_to_dashboards|Upgrade notes]]   * [[:​manual/​installation/​upgrade_notes_520#​template_screens_converted_to_dashboards|Upgrade notes]]
  
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 ==== Refreshing unsupported items ==== ==== Refreshing unsupported items ====
  
-A separate setting for refreshing unsupported items has been removed from //​Administration// ​-> //​General// ​-> //Other//. Instead, the item update interval is now used for each unsupported item. This has been done to remove a potential performance bottleneck in the scenario when a lot of items turn unsupported and the global refresh interval has been set to a short value.+A separate setting for refreshing unsupported items has been removed from //​Administration// ​→ //​General// ​→ //Other//. Instead, the item update interval is now used for each unsupported item. This has been done to remove a potential performance bottleneck in the scenario when a lot of items turn unsupported and the global refresh interval has been set to a short value.
  
 ==== Macros ==== ==== Macros ====
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 === Ability to change the default language === === Ability to change the default language ===
  
-It is now possible to choose the default language for the Zabbix frontend during the [[:​manual/​installation/​install#​installing_zabbix_web_interface| installation]] process. After the installation,​ the system default language can be changed in the //​Administration->General->GUI// section. If a user has not specified another language in the profile settings, the system-wide setting is used. Login page for all users is displayed in the chosen default language.+It is now possible to choose the default language for the Zabbix frontend during the [[:​manual/​installation/​install#​installing_zabbix_web_interface| installation]] process. After the installation,​ the system default language can be changed in the //​AdministrationGeneralGUI// section. If a user has not specified another language in the profile settings, the system-wide setting is used. Login page for all users is displayed in the chosen default language.
  
 === New configuration parameters === === New configuration parameters ===
 Several parameters, that previously could only be modified through editing ''​defines.inc.php''​ file, can now be configured directly via the frontend. This makes Zabbix frontend configuration more flexible and ensures that custom changes will be preserved after an upgrade. ​ Several parameters, that previously could only be modified through editing ''​defines.inc.php''​ file, can now be configured directly via the frontend. This makes Zabbix frontend configuration more flexible and ensures that custom changes will be preserved after an upgrade. ​
  
-//​Administration// ​-> //General// [[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​administration/​general|frontend section]] has been modified to accommodate more parameters:  +//​Administration// ​→ //General// [[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​administration/​general|frontend section]] has been modified to accommodate more parameters:  
-  * //​General ​-> GUI// page now+  * //​General ​→ GUI// page now
     * includes //Working hours// field (used to be on a separate page);     * includes //Working hours// field (used to be on a separate page);
     * contains new parameters: //Max number of columns and rows in overview tables//, //Show technical errors//, //Max history display period//, //Default period// (for graphs and dashboards),​ //Max period// (for graphs and dashboards).     * contains new parameters: //Max number of columns and rows in overview tables//, //Show technical errors//, //Max history display period//, //Default period// (for graphs and dashboards),​ //Max period// (for graphs and dashboards).
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     * //​Authorization//,​ which allows to set number of failed login attempts and period of blocking login page after exceeding this limit; ​     * //​Authorization//,​ which allows to set number of failed login attempts and period of blocking login page after exceeding this limit; ​
     * //​Security//,​ which allows to set URI scheme validation rules, X-Frame-Options HTTP header, and custom iframe sandboxing restrictions; ​     * //​Security//,​ which allows to set URI scheme validation rules, X-Frame-Options HTTP header, and custom iframe sandboxing restrictions; ​
-    * //​Communication with Zabbix server//, which allows to customise ​timeout limits.+    * //​Communication with Zabbix server//, which allows to customize ​timeout limits.
  
 === Adding hosts without interfaces === === Adding hosts without interfaces ===
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 Additionally,​ it is now immediately visible, which dashboards are shared with other users. If a dashboard is public or is privately shared with any user or user group - a tag "​Shared"​ next to the dashboard name will indicate that. Additionally,​ it is now immediately visible, which dashboards are shared with other users. If a dashboard is public or is privately shared with any user or user group - a tag "​Shared"​ next to the dashboard name will indicate that.
  
-=== Tabs for favourite ​filters === +=== Tabs for favorite ​filters === 
-In //​Monitoring->Hosts// and //​Monitoring->Problems// sections, it is now possible to [[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​monitoring/​problems#​tabs_for_favourite_filters|save multiple filters]] and switch between saved sets of filter parameters in a single click, similar to the way of switching tabs in web browsers. ​+In //​MonitoringHosts// and //​MonitoringProblems// sections, it is now possible to [[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​monitoring/​problems#​tabs_for_favourite_filters|save multiple filters]] and switch between saved sets of filter parameters in a single click, similar to the way of switching tabs in web browsers. ​
  
 {{manual:​web_interface:​problem_filter2.png}} ​ {{manual:​web_interface:​problem_filter2.png}} ​