Release Notes for Zabbix 1.4.5

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.4.5.

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 http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.txt.

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 1.4.5. Download it from downloads.

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


Fixes and minor improvements

ZBX-295 fixed processing of null values under Oracle. Thanks to Max Lapan.
ZBX-340 Oracle related fixes. Thanks to Max Lapan.
ZBX-294,ZBX-296 Oracle related fixes. Thanks to Max Lapan.
ZBX-343 fixed possible hang of server trapper process
ZBX-341 fixed compilation problem under Tru64/OSF
ZBX-338 png files for images_oracle.sql script
ZBX-322 fixed possible incorrect autodiscovery
ZBX-315 fixed server irregulary stop on OpenBSD
ZBX-206 fixed case sensitive hosts sorting
ZBX-313 fixed problem with sqlite3 semaphore
ZBX-292 fixed negative values in availability report issue
ZBX-182 fixed processing of icmpping if dns name cannot be resolved
HAN-2 improved speed on coping triggers to host
ZBX-290 fixed possible server crash if host dns name is unknown
ZBX-288 fixed compilation of the agent under Solaris 2.6
ZBX-287 fixed compilation under FreeBSD 4.1 with older GCC
ZBX-283 fixed SQL statement where INTEGER exceeds allowed range
ZBX-277 fixed possible server crash when evaluating functions str(), regexp() and iregexp()
ZBX-271 added support of system.boottime[] for OpenBSD & FreeBSD agents
ZBX-268 added support of proc.num[], proc.mem[] & system.cpu.num[] for OpenBSD agents
ZBX-263 fixed problem with saving of lastlogsize for log[] and eventlog[] items when history is set to 0
ZBX-253 fixes problem in frontend with long int values
ZBX-250 speed improvement for Triggers when use "{ITEM.VALUE}" macro
ZBX-250 100% CPU on server side after connection loss
ZBX-246 fixed header error in Monitoring->slideshows
ZBX-243 speed improvement for windows agent for eventlog[] processing
DEV-92 added support of multiple windows agents, service description
ZBX-7 added support of system.cpu.util[] for FreeBSD agents, thanks to 'brick'
ZBX-222 fixed problem with slashes
ZBX-210 added support of system.cpu.num[] for FreeBSD agents, thanks to 'freak'

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix Manual for full details.

Upgrade

Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. Execute a database patch if migrating from Zabbix 1.8.x. See Zabbix Manual for a detailed upgrade procedure.

Commercial support

Zabbix Company provides a full range of Professional Services. We also provide trouble-free Upgrade Service for easy migration from earlier versions of Zabbix. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.

References

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