Release Notes for Zabbix 4.4.2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.4.2.

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 4.4.2. 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-5493,
ZBX-16540
Moved lld rules from parent templates to linked templates for module host-resources-mib snmpv2, module interfaces windows snmpv2, net arista snmpv2, os windows snmpv2
ZBXNEXT-5570 Changed agent2 plugin configuration, moved maxlinespersecond, enableremotecommands, logremotecommands from global to plugin configuration
ZBX-16871 Fixed not setting the default values of multiselects on initial load
ZBX-16776 Reworked custom item select to multiselect
ZBXNEXT-5543 Added compression support for zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-5532 Disabled guest user by default
ZBXNEXT-5500 Added scrollbars for item and problem descriptions
ZBXNEXT-4825 Implemented in monitoring -> problems the button "export to csv" to export all pages

Bug Fixes

ZBX-16955 Fixed performance of history syncers and timer processes by not locking each other when suppressing events
ZBX-16884 Fixed links to usergroups in user list
ZBX-16842 Added range validation and optional conversion to is_double()
ZBX-16893 Fixed "y-axis" graph widget field type
ZBX-16790 Fixed log rotation on windows
ZBX-16865 Fixed dynamic graphs not updating when changing host in combo box
ZBX-16856 Fixed "readonly" feature for checkbox and combobox
ZBX-9146 Fixed json null value being treated as empty string for lld filters
ZBX-16828 Fixed array_db validation when validated value is not an array
ZBX-11659 Made user profile icon visible for guest user
ZBX-16745 Implemeted webhook returned tags preview in media type test modal window, added server improvements in webhook processing, removed webhooks from watchdog media type lists
ZBX-16849 Moved interface_type_priority definition to misc.c
ZBX-16844 Fixed the process of saving the scroll position on the latest data page in internet explorer
ZBX-16343 Fixed lld not to create items on wrong host if there are failed transactions
ZBX-16730 Fixed disappearance of successful modification message while saving the dashboards
ZBX-16823 Fixed preprocessing regex for ping.time
ZBX-16883 Fixed possible out of bounds access in csv to json preprocessing
ZBX-16787 Fixed wrong placeholder in graph widget form
ZBX-16835 Fixed throttled lld items being shown in queue when monitored through zabbix proxy
ZBX-16679 Fixed username and password fields resetting and saving for item, item prototype and lld rule on type change
ZBX-16785 Improved performance of timer process when reading from "problem_tag" table
ZBX-16696 Fixed multiselect suggest box clipping when overflowing not allowed in parent containers
ZBX-16809 Fixed undefined offset error in action operation condition form
ZBX-16595 Optimized active logs checks monitoring when buffer flushing fails
ZBX-16682 Fixed wrong element label update in map constructor
ZBX-16769 Fixed zabbix agent 2 compilation on i386, arm, ppc64le and s390x architectures
ZBX-16843 Fixed {trigger.id} to be supported on trigger level in addition to host level and template level tags
ZBX-16812 Fixed problems by severity widget problem duplication
ZBX-16815 Fixed widget form positioing when changing widget type from graph to any other type
ZBX-16706 Fixed unneeded padding for dashboard url widget
ZBX-16784 Fixed oracle performance by using "between" operator in sql queries
ZBX-16579 Fixed long text wrapping in the latest data history
ZBX-16767 Fixed possible null pointer arithmetic; thanks to mikhail grigorev for the patch
ZBX-16744 Fixed go compiler check during configuration
ZBX-16817 Fixed missing maxlength property for global macros description field
ZBX-16500 Fixed sla calculation when requested time window starts during the service time; fixed downtime time calculation
ZBX-16805 Fixed when the httptest api selects too many entries from the httpstep table when editing a specific web scenario
ZBX-10618 Fixed disappearing dependent trigger cells and rows in overview
ZBX-16596 Added handling of bom to detect encoding for vfs.file.contents, vfs.file.regex and vfs.file.regmatch
ZBX-16719 Added support of event.tags.<name> macros to trigger based notifications
ZBX-16771 Fixed wrong tab number being remembered when several browser tabs are in use
ZBX-16548 Fixed sort order in plain text screen
ZBX-16721 Fixed checkboxes of "connections from host" in host prototype encryption tab not being disabled

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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