Release Notes for Zabbix 1.9.9

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.9.9.

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 1.9.9. Download it from download.

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

New Features and Improvements

ZBX-4558 Added audit logging when udpating and creating triggers
ZBXNEXT-1066 Removed the "Monotoring - Hosts" page
ZBXNEXT-1066 Remade the "Search" page layout
ZBXNEXT-1066 Added the host pop up menu to the "Events", "Event details", "Latest data" and "Overview" pages
ZBXNEXT-1066 Added the "Host screens" link to all of the host pop up menus
ZBXNEXT-814 Added support of disabling media types
ZBXNEXT-1024 Added support for more vm.memory.size modes for various platforms
ZBXNEXT-1019 Updated jQuery to 1.7.1 and jQuery-ui to 1.8.17
ZBXNEXT-1058 Added an item lifetime indicator icon in the item configuration
ZBXNEXT-1058 Changed the default discovery rule 'lifetime' field value to 30 days
ZBX-4479 Added possibility to add a dependency from a template to a host
ZBX-4483 Added transparency support for image resizing
ZBXNEXT-905 Redesign Configuration->Triggers
ZBXNEXT-912 Redesign Configuration->Slide shows
ZBXNEXT-406 Replaced an older 'status' check to an internal 'zabbix[host,<type>,available]' check
ZBX-4009 Added new option in map configuration which enables macros expanding
ZBX-3286 Added ability to automatically delete low level discovered resources
ZBX-2806 Improved processing of escalations
ZBX-1357 Updated Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, French, Greek, Latvian, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBX-3527 Improved host form to allow selection of default interface
ZBX-4262 Added support of item prototypes for graph y axis min/max
ZBX-4311 Fixed graph prototype name validation
ZBXNEXT-906 Redesign Configuration->Host groups
ZBX-4024 New build process for database schema and data, also new location of database related files; db data file uses transactions now

Bug Fixes

ZBX-4586 Implemented item's application validation in the Item.update and Item.create API methods
ZBX-4577 Fixed possible SQL errors when updating a configuration on a proxy
ZBX-4106 Fixed "Status of triggers" screen element layout
ZBX-4558 Fixed deleting child template triggers when moving a trigger to a template
ZBX-4558 Fixed child template trigger attributes being reset when updating a template trigger
ZBX-4558 Fixed trigger form "type" field value being inverted
ZBX-4520 Removed possibility to create dependencies from hosts to templates
ZBX-4467 Removed the warning message when setting the zoom to "All" in screen monitoring
ZBX-4434 Fixed validation of duplicated user macros; fixed some error messages
ZBX-4555 Fix compilation error on Solaris (get rid of INT_MAX dependency)
ZBX-4523 Fixed impossibility to correctly translate some parts of Zabbix
ZBX-4513 Refactored value mappings form
ZBX-4477 Fixed new expressions created on each Zabbix regexp update
ZBXNEXT-1058 Fixed confirmation pop-up showing up on auto refresh in latest data
ZBX-2701 Removed empty value mappings from a default data
ZBX-4505 Fixed global macro recreation instead of updating
ZBX-4505 Fixed audit message appearing when saving an unchanged global macro
ZBX-4519 Fixed impossibility to delete template : Unknown column ''
ZBX-4468 Removed possibility to add to value mappings few items with same name
ZBX-4483 Added proper icon image resizing
ZBX-4456 Fixed error position in IT services form
ZBX-4470 Fixed node initialization in DM setup
ZBX-4407 Fixed import hosts from 1.8 version
ZBX-4425 Fixed item prototype interface mapping when cloning a discovery rule
ZBX-4459 Fixed values are cleared when try to add incorrect value mapping, negative values now allowed
ZBX-4458 Fixed js error in global macro form, changed layout to be consistant with other places
ZBX-4449 Fixed IT services SLA graph permission checks
ZBX-4448 Fixed proxy interface validation
ZBX-4455 Fixed the 'sortorder' field validation in the IT services form
ZBX-4427 Fixed map element host group highlighting
ZBX-4446 Fixed event duration calculation
ZBX-2806 Fixed possible double notification messages
ZBX-4425 Fixed unsetting interface when performing Item::udpate requests
ZBX-4436 Fixed wrong sql query in discovery popup
ZBX-4429 Fixed problem with wrong mysql comment tag and warning in mysql function when update to 1.9.8
ZBX-4418 Fixed possible SQL errors while processing of time functions
ZBX-4336 Fixed problem with item status clearing when changing to active in frontend
ZBX-4260 Replaced event sorting by 'clock' with 'eventid'
ZBX-4381 Fixed permission check in SLA reports
ZBX-4411 Remade the zbx_stripos() function whithout the use of mb_stripos()
ZBX-4015 Fixed multiple XSS issues
ZBX-4334 Changed disabled triggers and scenarios to be shown by default
ZBX-4403 Fixed low level discovery rule creation
ZBX-3832 Removed support of aggregated graph items
ZBX-4235 Fixed operations with decimal numbers for certain locales
ZBX-4382 Fixed missing dates in the midle of graph axis
ZBX-3366 Fixed API sorting

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbixマニュアル for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 1.9.9.

Commercial support

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