Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.2rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.2rc2.

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 2.0.2rc2. Download it from downloads.

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


New Features and Improvements

ZBXNEXT-1268
add resource information (version, description etc.) to Windows binaries
ZBX-1357
updated French, German, Japanese and Russian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBX-4281
separated links to hosts and templates for host groups on search page
ZBX-3003
added support for suffixes in map label trigger expression macro function parameter

Bug Fixes

ZBX-5031
fixed possible history syncer crash while processing JMX items
ZBX-4976
fixed {HOST.CONN}, {HOST.IP) and {HOST.DNS} macro substitution for global scripts
ZBX-5349
fixed graph prototypes being created with an incorrect flag
ZBX-5348
fixed validation of itemid parameter for popup_bitem.php
ZBX-5311
fixed error when delete proxy that is used by discovery rule
ZBX-5125
allow unique index in hosts_groups in database upgrade scripts (1.8 -> 2.0)
ZBX-5125
default discovery groupid in database upgrades scripts (1.8 -> 2.0)
ZBX-5267
fixed error when delete single host group
ZBX-5319
fixed incorrect calculation of action escalation steps delay
ZBX-5320
fixed the default path to an agent configuration file in the default data
ZBX-4963
fixed inherited trigger prototypes lacking certain data
ZBX-5273
fixed the host configuration form when using SQLite
ZBX-5290
fixed slow query in "Host status" dashboard widget for large setups
ZBX-5086
fixed templated triggers losing those dependencies which were added additionally to host trigger when saving a host without making any changes
ZBX-5086
fixed just one dependency added to host trigger when linking template with a trigger which has several dependencies
ZBX-5086
improved template linkage circularity check; added more precise exception messages
ZBX-4317
fixed inability to link templates with trigger dependency using mass update
ZBX-3053
fixed trigger expression testing when an item key contains the "+" character
ZBX-2876
fixed GUI messaging working in popups i.e. pages without menus
ZBX-4930
improved translations for import error messages
ZBX-5253
fixed color of disabled host link on search page
ZBX-5281
fixed error when creating an item without delay_flex field specified
ZBX-3284
fixed messages for discovery rule manipulations
ZBX-2586
fixed localization of the date in the header on the trigger status page
ZBX-5070
fixed SQL error on logout with HTTP authentication
ZBX-4741
fixed authentication configuration page still using "profiles" table
ZBX-3637
fixed "IT Services availability report" generating wrong weekly timing
ZBX-3637
fixed notification report ignoring daylight saving time
ZBX-3782
fixed {HOSTNAME} macro not working in map labels trigger expression macro
ZBXNEXT-1256
changed partition discovery keys for Solaris and Linux example userparams, so that example file may be directly included
ZBX-5236
fixed some map element rendering ignoring the "Problem display" map option
ZBX-5252
fixed multiple level templated application inheritance
ZBX-2183
fixed change column in latest data for items with 'unixtime' units
ZBX-2055
added flexible intervals and time periods validation
ZBX-5045
fixed audit error message when deleting global macros
ZBX-3387
fixed incorrect frontend language shown as active in the user profile
ZBX-2046
fixed paging when element count changes
ZBX-5060
fixed inability to mass update host inventory mode
ZBX-4929
optimized host group SQL queries
ZBX-5168
added missing and fixed existing help_items as per documentation
ZBX-5218
fixed generating of triggers without functions when editing a trigger prototype expression
ZBX-3001
fixed media sorting in user profile
ZBX-5159
fixed macro resolving in trigger description
ZBX-5144
fixed PostgreSQL injection in the database configuration setup form
ZBX-5232
fixed import of templated low level discoveries
ZBX-5232
fixed errors when importing empty low level discoveries and items without applications
ZBX-2510
clarified in the Zabbix sender manpage which parameters from the agent config file sender supports
ZBX-4007
fixed using screen elements with resources from child nodes
ZBX-4007
fixed not being able to add screens from a child node to a slideshow
ZBX-4007
fixed undefined index when switching nodes in the screen selection pop up
ZBX-4007
fixed node criteria being applied when passing the "screenitemids" parameter to screen.get
ZBX-4007
fixed hostgroup.get returning the "graphid" property
ZBX-5108
fixed permission check errors caused by empty user groups
ZBX-5208
fixed updating interfaces via host.massupdate
ZBX-5208
fixed main interface validation in hostinterface.massremove
ZBX-5208
fixed host.update only accepting arrays of interfaces and not working with a single interface
ZBX-5237
fixed event CSV export
ZBX-5179
fixed filter layout on low resolution screens
ZBX-3853
changed several message strings
ZBX-5213
fixed usergroup.massupdate failing when updating only permissions or users
ZBX-5145
fixed PostgreSQL error when inserting an audit record if the X_FORWARDED_FOR header value is too long
ZBX-5065
fixed inability to delete a service with soft linked dependencies
ZBX-5065
added circularity check for IT services
ZBX-2501
fixed subnodes not opening when parent node is opened in IT services
ZBX-2506
fixed ordering for dashboard filter; fixed multisort function
ZBX-5079
fixed returning triggers and graphs with no permissions and incorrect counts for templates
ZBX-2854
fixed table sorting icon positioning
ZBX-5107
fixed ability to select entities more than once in popups

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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