Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.7rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.7rc1.

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 2.2.7rc1. 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-2478
added configuration file option to disable SNMP bulk requests
ZBX-8503
increased limitation of command length for remote commands with agent
ZBX-1357
updated Chinese (Taiwan), Italian and Polish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-8877
fixed filters not hiding/showing for IE11
ZBX-8885
fixed building of Zabbix daemons with IBM DB2 support on systems with newer gcc compilers
ZBX-8072
fixed bug when long messages were not truncated to 2KB when inserting into alerts table on DB2 databases
ZBX-6174
fixed "skipDependent" option in trigger.get API call to correctly handle cases when triggers on which they depend are disabled
ZBX-8887
fixed error messages when saving graph with invalid width and height
ZBX-5561
fixed configuration failure during cross compilation; thanks to Christof Lauber for the patch
ZBX-8860
fixed flexible interval updating with mass update
ZBX-8621
added validation of received SNMP responses and warnings in case SNMP responses are bad
ZBX-8754
fixed crash in escalator when processing an alert without an user, but with a media type set
ZBX-8797
fixed erroneous phantom node ID detection from request parameter when using node-based system converted to nodeless
ZBX-8822
fixed error message being set for vm.memory.size[] items on FreeBSD
ZBX-8693
fixed "Add" button in Configuration->Triggers->Create Trigger->Add for IE11
ZBX-8815
fixed adding of host groups to the host by discovery action
ZBX-8727
fixed item multiplier value validation to support scientific notation correctly
ZBX-8514
fixed bug where server would turn a passive proxy into a host if the proxy machine is running an agent that is discovered via network discovery
ZBX-8773
fixed inventory mode resetting when adding template to a host
ZBX-8798
fixed evaluation of trigger expressions where a suffixed number is followed by a subtraction
ZBX-8719
optimized value cache database requests
ZBX-8659
fixed graphs in screens not respecting "Show legend" setting when in dynamic mode
ZBX-8679
removed outdated and unused images
ZBX-8700
fixed possible SQL error in details of web scenario
ZBX-8650
fixed undefined index in user.get method when using 'search' option, removed redundant code in CUserMedia class and corrected user link in user groups page
ZBX-8701
fixed disabled web scenarios being displayed in the web monitoring widget
ZBX-3407
fixed NVPS query to not fail on DB2
ZBX-8646
added a warning on UNIX/GNU/Linux platforms if logrt[] directory has no 'execute' permission
ZBX-8541
fixed queue calculation when hosts with active items return from no data maintenance
ZBX-8414
fixed value cache statistics update when database contains only part of requested data
ZBX-8414
fixed value cache single value request returning FAIL for not found items in low memory mode
ZBX-8616
fixed link to host items in Inventory->Hosts host view
ZBX-8595
fixed incorrect event message when handling eventlog

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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