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    ZABBIX 1.4.1 released

    ZABBIX SIA is proud to announce the availability of ZABBIX

    ZABBIX is an enterprise-class open source distributed
    monitoring solution. ZABBIX is released under the GPL, thus
    it is free of charge for both commercial and non-commercial
    use. A complete text of the license is available at

    This document contains the release notes for ZABBIX 1.4.1.

    It is strongly recommended to upgrade from ZABBIX 1.4.

    Support of Oracle restored, however it is not well-tested.
    No Oracle patches for migration from 1.4 exists yet.

    The following sections describe the release in detail and
    provide late-breaking or other information that supplements
    its main documentation.

    What's New in 1.4.1

    :: Better trigger expressions

    Trigger expressions has been improved to support more formal
    syntax of arithmetical expressions. Added support of
    negative numbers.

    :: Support of negative data

    Added support of negative floating point numbers.

    :: Better item parameters

    Support of quotes in parametersof items.

    :: Improvements of poller process

    Poller was enhanced to disable check of item for 4*delay
    seconds in case of timeout.

    :: Fixes and minor improvements

    * fixed processing of 'service_state[*]'
    * fixed PostgreSQL database upgrade script
    * added support of non standard PostgreSQL & MySQL ports
    * fixed compilation of ZABBIX server under HP-UX
    * fixed upgrade of maps without backgrounds
    * improved UserParameters for Win32
    * fixed location of the manual and added link to support
    * check timeouted item only after 4*delay seconds
    * fixed several issues in housekeeper
    * changed properties of text files in SVN repository
    * new release of the Manual
    * removed duplicate index of table httptest
    * fixes for Oracle and SQLite schemas
    * improved main poller loop
    * fixed int_in_list() function
    * fixed and improved log monitoring
    * fixed type of items.valuemapid
    * improved Standalone_Template
    * fixed PostgreSQL upgrade patch
    * added loop protection in selection of slave nodes
    * change delimiter for DM data transfers to 0xFF
    * better reporting of DM data transfers in log file
    * added better error reporting in zbx_malloc()
    * fixed transfer of NULL values between nodes
    * minor Oracle related fixes for frontend
    * fixed reconnection for jabber notifications
    * fixed incorrect reporting of SMTP error messages
    * filesize[] replaced by vfs.file.size[] in data.sql
    * improved reading of configuration files
    * fixed Dashed lines for graphs
    * fixed host and group remembering on graph monitoring
    * fixed 'Field [formula] is not double'
    * fixed template aplication synchronization
    * fixed NOTSUPPORTED status for 'net.if.*' of Solaris
    * minor fixes for sqlite mutexes
    * added check of memory leaks in zbx_malloc()
    * added "PerfCounter" configuration parameter
    * cleaned code to avoid '... may be used uninitialized
    in this function' warnings
    * fixed printing of debug info in delete_history()
    * fixed incorrect type of icmpInAddrMaskReps in SNMPv1
    * fixed processing of complex action conditions
    * fixed incorrect type of icmpInAddrMaskReps in SNMPv1
    * fixed crash in processing of active checks on agent
    * minor fix of misc/conf/zabbix_server.conf
    * fixed linkage of applications in 1.1.x migration
    * fixed permissiong of Admin in 1.1.x migration scripts
    * fixed bug in processing of host groups permissions
    * minor fix of zabbix_sender command line help
    * fixed pinger to process DNS name instead of host name
    * fixed possible incorrect memory access in nodewatcher
    * fixed processing of cmdline for proc.num and proc.mem
    * fixed processing of {IPADDRESS} for hosts monitored by
    DNS name
    * fixed 'count' function for trigger expression
    * added support of "[&'%" character for key
    * fixed compilation under FreeBSD
    * fixed XML export
    * improved management of timeline period
    * fixed configure with postgreSQL, thanks to "abi"
    * fixed errors for services.php
    * other improvements and bug fixes

    Installation and Upgrade Notes


    See ZABBIX Manual for full details.


    See ZABBIX Manual for a detailed upgrade procedure. No
    upgrade of database schema required for upgrade from 1.4.

    Pre-release testing

    ZABBIX Server

    ZABBIX Server has been tested on the following platforms:

    * Ubuntu Linux, AMD64, kernel 2.6.11, MySQL 4.x
    * Ubuntu Linux, Intel, kernel 2.6.15, MySQL 5.0.22

    ZABBIX Agents

    ZABBIX Agents have been compiled and tested on the following

    * AIX 5.2
    * FreeBSD 4.11, 5.4
    * HP-UX 11.00
    * Linux 2.6.11 (Ubuntu)
    * Linux 2.6.15 (Ubuntu)
    * Linux CentOS
    * NetBSD 2.0
    * OS/X 10.2
    * Solaris 10
    * Tru64 5.1B
    * Windows XP

    Note that agents are available pre-compiled from for a limited number of
    versions and platforms.

    Commercial support

    ZABBIX Company provides full range of professional services.
    Please contact our sales department for pricing and more


    * ZABBIX 1.4 Manual
    * ZABBIX Forums (
    * ZABBIX Support (
    Last edited by Alexei; 30-06-2007, 00:08.
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