Release Notes for Zabbix 2.4.7

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.4.7.

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 2.4.7. 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-2616
update bundled DejaVu font from 2.34 to 2.35
ZBX-1357
updated Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, French, Italian, Russian and Turkish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-8235
fixed losing initial values when updating templated items
ZBX-9959
fixed JSON validation: produce an error on invalid escape sequences in a string value
ZBX-9935
added check for item delay, to be between 0 and 86400 seconds
ZBX-9967
fixed agent compilation error on NetBSD 7
ZBX-9347
added information about zabbix_sender input file format to the man page
ZBX-9948
fixed graph prototype preview for pie charts
ZBX-9889
fixed vmware.eventlog item values to have unique timestamps in history table
ZBX-9919
fixed y scale calculation for linear graphs
ZBX-9864
fixed compilation warnings regarding SIZE_T_MAX under NetBSD
ZBX-9862
added meta tag "msapplication-config" to prevent MSIE11 requesting browserconfig.xml
ZBX-9340
fixed "data" property not being returned by API when error is generated on DB level
ZBX-9866
fixed error field being needlessly copied for LLD rule when full cloning a host
ZBX-9863
fixed compilation warning regarding "empty_str" initialization in setproctitle.c
ZBX-9912
fixed ITEM.LASTVALUE macro value being truncated at bytes rather than utf-8 characters
ZBX-9643
fixed resolving of {TRIGGER.NAME} macro in action messages
ZBX-7511
removed trimming of leading and trailing spaces in SNMP strings
ZBX-8899
fixed retrieval of sensor readings on Linux 2.6 and higher
ZBX-9917
fixed log message when opening windows eventlog
ZBX-9855
fixed SNMP dynamic index cache refresh when SNMP OID changes
ZBX-9740
improved proc.num for protected Windows processes
ZBX-9793
fixed handling of opaque types in SNMP
ZBX-9847
fixed possible Zabbix agent crash when executing system.cpu.discovery
ZBX-9895
fixed memory leak in case of unsupported field type while processing configuration received over proxy protocol
ZBX-9796
fixed item key vfs.fs.size operation for NetBSD
ZBX-9858
added error message logging when SNMP trapper file size exceeds 2GB
ZBX-9666
fixed invalid SNMP dynamic index cache if 2 SNMP agents have the same IP, port and OID
ZBX-9430
fixed Windows eventlog item incorrectly interpreting 0x00000103 return value as an error
ZBX-9655
fixed crash if MYSQL connection object initialization failed
ZBX-9667
fixed disabled triggers or triggers having disabled hosts or items affecting trigger dependency calculations
ZBX-9738
fixed deletion of related action operations when deleting a host group
ZBX-9625
fixed interface list bug in host form
ZBX-9607
fixed step form in web scenario
ZBX-9668
improved handling of VMware performance counter instances without data
ZBX-9677
fixed compilation warnings in the escalator.c module
ZBX-9682
fixed parsing of the numeric item key parameters
ZBX-9516
fixed "Go" button display after deleting applications
ZBX-9639
fixed chart width validation
ZBX-9809
fixed action operation validation
ZBX-9716
fixed possible event record number wraparound issues in the old Windows Eventing support
ZBX-9258
fixed Alias for log[], logrt[] and eventlog[]
ZBX-4284
improved handling of timeouting items on reachable hosts
ZBX-9721
fixed agent log message for log[] item in case of log records longer than 256kB
ZBX-9631
fixed "Undefined offset" in the actions conditions and lld rule filters when using a custom expression with more than 26 elements
ZBX-7492
fixed "Undefined index" when importing host without macros
ZBX-8989
moved Total memory item from Filesystems to Memory application in Template OS Windows
ZBX-9739
fixed agent crash when active check fails without setting error message

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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