Release Notes for Zabbix 2.4.3rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.4.3rc1.

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 2.4.3rc1. 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

ZBX-1357
updated Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Japanese and Slovak translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBX-4054
added support for SNMP values of type OID

Bug Fixes

ZBX-8873
fixed incorrect event being generated after maintenance in case there are out of order events due to proxy
ZBX-8882
fixed message logging on DB2 errors
ZBX-8992
made Zabbix prefer the threshold sensor over a discrete sensor, in case both are available under the same name
ZBX-8506
fixed memory leak in wmi.get[]; thanks to Pedro Nunes for patch
ZBX-9016
fixed items not being processed again in case these items or their hosts are disabled and then reenabled
ZBX-9065
fixed default value for screens_items.max_columns in PHP schema
ZBX-5077
fixed percentile calculation formula and corrected accessed index, by which value is selected
ZBX-8486
fixed re-linking templates with web scenarios
ZBX-8863
fixed ad-hoc graphs with multiple items for the same host not showing the hosts name
ZBX-8919
fixed range selection in graphs in IE10 and IE11
ZBX-9017
fixed hostgroup.create and hostgroup.update API calls allowing setting readonly "internal" param
ZBX-9004
fixed visible corners in table cells in eventlog history
ZBX-8928
fixed history-related macros to obey the ZBX_HISTORY_PERIOD
ZBX-8926
fixed bug in JSON parser that caused failures in data retrieval if the target buffer and the decoded data were the same size
ZBX-8952
fixed bug where an action condition of matching parent templates of a trigger worked with only the first template
ZBX-8982
turned strict OID validation off for single-variable SNMP requests
ZBX-8328
fixed UTF-8 string truncation for IBM DB2 databases to fit the column width
ZBX-8850
fixed fatal error in graph generation when there is no data and ZBX_UNITS_ROUNDOFF_LOWER_LIMIT is set to "2"
ZBX-8476
fixed queue being calculated incorrectly when there is even a slight time difference between server and proxy
ZBX-8832
fixed template application inheritance when linking template other templates
ZBX-8979
fixed undefined indexes in the profiler on early version of PHP 5.3
ZBX-8983
fixed "schema" option description in frontend configuration file

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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