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 Agent 2 is currently supported for the Linux platform only; with support for a Windows agent on its way. Currently Agent 2 is in experimental status, with a production-ready status expected in the next major release. Agent 2 is currently supported for the Linux platform only; with support for a Windows agent on its way. Currently Agent 2 is in experimental status, with a production-ready status expected in the next major release.
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 +See also: [[:​manual/​concepts/​agent2|Zabbix agent 2]]
 ==== Webhooks in alerting ==== ==== Webhooks in alerting ====
  
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 ==== Extended item value preprocessing options ==== ==== Extended item value preprocessing options ====
  
 +=== CSV to JSON conversion ===
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 +It is now possible to convert CSV file data into JSON format.
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 +{{:​manual:​introduction:​csv_to_json0.png|}}
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 +See also: [[:​manual/​appendix/​preprocessing/​csv_to_json|CSV to JSON preprocessing]]
 === Custom error handling === === Custom error handling ===
  
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 In a typical use case of custom error handling, data can be skipped if an error message is found. In a typical use case of custom error handling, data can be skipped if an error message is found.
  
-=== XML-related preprocessing ​options ​added to LLD ===+=== More options ​for LLD rule preprocessing ​===
  
-//XML Xpath// and //Check for error in XML// preprocessing options have been added to [[:​manual/​discovery/​low_level_discovery#​preprocessing|low-level discovery rules]].+More preprocessing options have been added to [[:​manual/​discovery/​low_level_discovery#​preprocessing|low-level discovery rules]]
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 +  * XML Xpath 
 +  * CSV to JSON (new in 4.4) 
 +  * Check for error in XML
  
 ==== Host names included in real-time export ==== ==== Host names included in real-time export ====
  
 Host names are now included in the [[:​manual/​appendix/​install/​real_time_export|real-time export]] of events, item values and trends (previously only the visible host name was exported). Note that the [[:​manual/​appendix/​protocols/​real_time_export|export protocol]] has changed with host name information now an object, rather than a string/​array. Host names are now included in the [[:​manual/​appendix/​install/​real_time_export|real-time export]] of events, item values and trends (previously only the visible host name was exported). Note that the [[:​manual/​appendix/​protocols/​real_time_export|export protocol]] has changed with host name information now an object, rather than a string/​array.
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 +==== Value types included in real-time export ====
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 +Value types are now included in the [[:​manual/​appendix/​install/​real_time_export|real-time export]] of item values and trends. See the [[:​manual/​appendix/​protocols/​real_time_export|export protocol]] for more details.
  
 ==== New templates ==== ==== New templates ====
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 === MySQL/​MariaDB === === MySQL/​MariaDB ===
  
-  * //Template DB MySQL// - see [[:​manual/​config/​templates_out_of_the_box/​requirements/​mysql#​steps|requirements for operating]] this template.+  * //Template DB MySQL by Zabbix agent// - see [[:​manual/​config/​templates_out_of_the_box/​requirements/​mysql#​steps|requirements for operating]] this template. 
  
 === PostgreSQL === === PostgreSQL ===
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   * In //​Configuration//​ -> //​Templates//​ in new installations;​   * In //​Configuration//​ -> //​Templates//​ in new installations;​
-  * If you are upgrading from previous versions, you can download ​these templates from Zabbix ​[[https://​git.zabbix.com/​projects/​ZBX/​repos/​zabbix/​browse/​templates|Git repository]] ​or find them in the ''​templates''​ directory of the downloaded latest Zabbix version. Then, while in //​Configuration//​ -> //​Templates//​ you can import them manually into Zabbix. If templates with the same names already exist, the //Delete missing// options should be checked when importing to achieve a clean import. This way the old items that are no longer in the updated template will be removed (note that it will mean losing history of these old items).+  * If you are upgrading from previous versions, you can download ​the latest ​templates from the [[https://​git.zabbix.com/​projects/​ZBX/​repos/​zabbix/​browse/​templates?​at=refs%2Fheads%2Frelease%2F4.4|Zabbix ​Git repository]]. Then, while in //​Configuration//​ -> //​Templates//​ you can import them manually into Zabbix. If templates with the same names already exist, the //Delete missing// options should be checked when importing to achieve a clean import. This way the old items that are no longer in the updated template will be removed (note that it will mean losing history of these old items).
  
 ==== Internal knowledge base ==== ==== Internal knowledge base ====
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 === Media type export === === Media type export ===
  
-Media types now can be exported and imported for easier sharing.+For easier sharing of media types, including the new webhooks, media types can now be [[:​manual/​xml_export_import/​media|exported]] and imported
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 +The export files support the new human-readable format (see below) implemented ​for host/​template export.
  
 === Human-readable export files of hosts/​templates === === Human-readable export files of hosts/​templates ===
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 {{:​manual:​introduction:​graph_prototype_new.png?​600|}} {{:​manual:​introduction:​graph_prototype_new.png?​600|}}
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 +=== Cannot support audio notification notice ===
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 +“Cannot support notification audio for this device.” message will be displayed when [[:​manual/​web_interface/​user_profile/​sound|notification sounds]] on the device cannot be played. ​
  
 === Monospaced fonts in trigger expression/​command fields === === Monospaced fonts in trigger expression/​command fields ===