Release Notes for Zabbix 4.0.0alpha2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.0.0alpha2.

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 4.0.0alpha2. 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

ZBXNEXT-4144 Added asterisk mark and aria-label property to all forms required fields
ZBXNEXT-768 Added item unit blacklisting with character "!" in order to disable metric prefixes
ZBXNEXT-4295 Added selection of the create images tickbox by default on "Maps import" page
ZBXNEXT-1456 Added filter by item discovery status for item configuration view; thanks to Volker Fröhlich for the original patch
ZBXNEXT-3991 Added additional params to net.if.* key output for linux base agent
ZBXNEXT-3480 Added support of inventory macros in event tags
ZBXNEXT-4175 Implemented ability to send email to several email addresses specified as user media
ZBXNEXT-4139 Added high contrast light and high contrast dark themes
ZBXNEXT-4247 Removed deprecated API methods: user.updareProfile, user.addMedia, user.updateMedia, user.deleteMedia, usergroup.massAdd, usergroup.massUpdate and usermedia.get
ZBXNEXT-970 Added more detailed error information to notification message when DB is unavailable
ZBXNEXT-4137 Removed green background from cells
ZBXNEXT-4157 Added map status summary to be readable by screen reader software
ZBXNEXT-4127 Implemented popup displaying in overlay dialogues
ZBXNEXT-1520 Increased the maximum Hosts/DNS name character length from 63 to 255
ZBXNEXT-4108 Implemented search of problems by trigger name
ZBXNEXT-4143 Implemented keybord interaction in top navigation
ZBXNEXT-1567 Added item "vfs.dir.count" for counting directory entries
ZBXNEXT-4135 Added tooltips for vertical labels
ZBXNEXT-4146 Added icons for error and success messages
ZBXNEXT-4156 Added option to view graphs items data and multiple items graph data as table
ZBXNEXT-4160 Reworked monitoring Discovery screen to show hint info right in the table cell
ZBXNEXT-761 Added rules to make dbschema.c, schema.sql and data.sql from schema.tmpl, data.tmpl and templates.tmpl if there is a need to
ZBXNEXT-4186 Added ability to adjust colors for new graph items in graph creation form according selected theme
ZBXNEXT-4145 Fixed appearance of host column based on number of hosts specified in filter
ZBXNEXT-4118 Implemented advanced options for tag-based search of problems
ZBXNEXT-4134 Added 'lang' attribute to page body
ZBXNEXT-4181 Fixed Zabbix server to accept active Zabbix proxy requests only from allowed address if specified
ZBXNEXT-4181 Fixed passive Zabbix proxy to accept Zabbix server requests only from allowed address
ZBX-10576 Restructured unixODBC related code, moved it to a dedicated directory
ZBX-3783 Added strict validation for proxy.delete() method; proxy cannot be deleted when used in actions
ZBX-11909 Replaced company.com with example.com in data.sql

Bug Fixes

ZBX-13276 Fixed compatibility issue with Elasticsearch versions starting from 6.0
ZBX-13196 Fixed setting of transaction error flag in commit operation
ZBX-13221 Fixed trimming of values in overlay dialogues
ZBX-13221 Added "Timeout" validation in web scenario step overlay dialogue
ZBX-12389 Fixed latest data host group filter
ZBX-13119 Removed 'empty' button in trigger selection window for map constructor item modal form
ZBX-12661 Fixed Low-level discovery of dependent items not working after being edited and resulting in undefined offset error or foreign key constraint violation
ZBX-13254 Fixed 'skip' parameter behaviour for log[], log.count[], logrt[], logrt.count[] items in case log files initially do not exist
ZBX-13253 Fixed losing the 1st record by log[] and logrt[] items if 'skip' parameter is used and log file initially is empty
ZBX-13275 Fixed slow housekeeping of events on MySQL
ZBX-13264 Fixed Zabbix agent compilation on OS/X
ZBX-13245 Fixed IP fragmentation handling in Zabbix server response to Zabbix proxy
ZBX-13258 Fixed misaligned user group permission controls
ZBX-13031 Fixed Java gateway compilation without libpcre
ZBX-12963 Fixed passing argument to external check item that contain literal $
ZBX-12991 Removed default values for "active_since" and "active_till" fields in maintenance.create API method
ZBX-13270 Fixed default selection of the required host permissions radio in the global scripts form
ZBX-12758 Fixed slow housekeeping of events due to missing index on foreign key
ZBX-11305 Fixed color and label for event status on event details page
ZBX-13238 Fixed spelling of Elasticsearch
ZBX-13056 Fixed incorrect positioning of context menu when it is opened using keyboard
ZBX-13241 Fixed memory leak on Zabbix server when executing remote commands through proxy
ZBXNEXT-4139 Fixed displaying of the eventlog severitites and severities in trigger map element
ZBX-13178 Fixed ipc_path value in error message
ZBX-12251 Fixed possibility of trigger status getting stuck in PROBLEM or OK state due to transaction error in history synchronization, added deadlock to a list of recoverable errors
ZBX-12251 Fixed possibility that new history values are lost and not processed by Zabbix server or Zabbix proxy due to recoverable transaction error
ZBX-12996 Fixed radio button and label inconsistency in maintenance period configuration
ZBX-12895 Improved performance of DB patch for updating data in the alerts table
ZBX-12082 Fixed possibility to select triggers with same name in multiselect
ZBX-12983 Fixed compilation warnings under Windows
ZBX-10578 Fixed redundant init_result() calls; thanks to MATSUDA Daiki for the patch
ZBX-12793 Fixed system compiler checks during source configuration
ZBX-11970 Fixed style for some enumerators and structure type declarations

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbixマニュアル for full details.

アップグレードサービス

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 営業への問い合わせ for pricing and more details.

References

Zabbix 4.0 Manual

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