Release Notes for Zabbix 4.4.8

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.4.8.

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

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 4.4.8. 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

ZBXCTR-1 Added Telegram media type Templates
ZBXNEXT-4829 Changed web setup wizard to not create and drop tables for DB connectivity test purposes Frontend
ZBXNEXT-5734 Added base64 encode, decode functions to webhook Proxy Server

Bug Fixes

ZBX-17571 Changed preprocessing for the haproxy.version, discovery rules divided into HTTP and TCP services Templates
ZBX-17524 Fixed time selector button state Frontend
ZBX-17496 Fixed UserMacro API validation API
ZBX-17532 Added css files and sprites versioning by query strings Frontend
ZBX-17501 Fixed overlapping multiselect suggest with browser autocomplete Frontend
ZBX-17402 Fixed search field accidentally transform value to lowercase Frontend
ZBX-17505 Fixed crash inside a fork when calling vfs.fs.inode Agent
ZBX-17412 Fixed updating metadata, ip, port for hosts with TLS certificate encryption monitored via proxy Proxy Server
ZBX-17558 Fixed Zabbix agent 2 compilation on MS Windows Agent
ZBX-17140 Fixed builtin counter index rewrite on localized Windows systems Agent
ZBX-16959 Fixed return code check of curl_easy_setopt Server
ZBX-17423 Fixed "reset" button in history page Frontend
ZBX-17551 Fixed duktape crash on ppc64le architecture Agent
ZBX-16112 Fixed connection timeout issue with media type testing by increasing timeout to 65 seconds Frontend
ZBX-17377 Fixed HostInterfaceItem not being refreshed during active checks Agent
ZBX-17395 Fixed deletion of templated applications that were linked to items when importing templates Frontend
ZBX-17359 Fixed "sortorder": "DESC" option with multiple sortfields API
ZBX-16772 Enabled zabbix_agent2 to use OpenSSL 1.0.1, 1.0.2 on Unix platforms Agent
ZBX-17500 Fixed errors in zabbix_agent2 man-page Documentation
ZBX-17336 Fixed wrong error message when fping fails Proxy Server
ZBX-17427 Fixed top busiest triggers filter Frontend
ZBX-17428 Fixed skipping null cells in CSV file Frontend
ZBX-17461 Fixed length parameter for item key Agent
ZBX-17457 Fixed description in Template DB MySQL by Zabbix agent Templates
ZBX-17508 Fixed error in oracle database encoding check Frontend
ZBX-17442 Fixed to time out when there is no response Agent
ZBX-17429 Fixed trigger expression condition popup to display negative numbers upon opening existing expression Frontend
ZBX-17518 Fixed empty parameter handling in GET method of CurlHttpRequest Proxy Server
ZBX-17012 Fixed URL validator to also accept relative URLs API Frontend
ZBX-17507 Fixed oracle query interpreted as a multistatement Frontend
ZBX-17368 Fixed HostMetadataItem and HostInterfaceItem handling in agent2 Agent
ZBX-17275 Optimized database requests in maintenance update Server
ZBX-17502 Fixed possible hang in agent2 when executing some metrics that forked another process Agent
ZBX-17398 Fixed server crash when escalating internal events with OPDATA macro Server
ZBX-9387 Fixed incorrect maintenance calculations when DST changed to summer time Server
ZBX-17390 Fixed validation of the maximum selected period Frontend

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbixマニュアル for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 4.4.8.

Commercial support

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