Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.0alpha3

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.0alpha3.

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 5.0.0alpha3. 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-3604 Added support of user configurable ciphers for communication between Zabbix components
ZBXNEXT-5649 Added name referencing support ('~' suffix) to jsonpath
ZBXNEXT-2727 Added support of JMX TabularData
ZBXNEXT-5694 Implemented new page Monitoring->Hosts and added "Configuration" to Host context menu
ZBXNEXT-2957 Added ability to mask macros
ZBXNEXT-617 Added mass update of macros on host / template
ZBXNEXT-2613 Moved SNMP connection-related attributes to host interface level
ZBXNEXT-5449 Added support of svg graph as image download
ZBXNEXT-5716 Removed mbedTLS support
ZBXNEXT-5781 Improved agent2 metric testing (-t) and printing (-p) by adding full plugin interface support and verbose testing option
ZBXNEXT-3940 Added functionality to flush SNMP connections cache
ZBXNEXT-1561 Added nanoseconds option for zabbix_sender; thanks to Vladimir for the patch
ZBXNEXT-5604 Added option to suppress logging of system.run[] if embedded in agent configuration file
ZBXNEXT-4584 Implemented auditlog API
ZBXNEXT-1797 Added HOST.ID macro support to notifications
ZBXNEXT-5725 Added ability to select specific severities in Monitoring->Problems
ZBXNEXT-5697 Removed support for Internet Explorer
ZBXNEXT-5698 Added filter by tags for widget "Problems by severity" and "Problem hosts"
ZBXNEXT-5287,
ZBXNEXT-5288
Implemented functionality to test items
ZBXNEXT-5514 Added functionality for Zabbix frontend customization
ZBXNEXT-5660 Added Discord media type
ZBXNEXT-5603,
ZBXNEXT-5626
Added database character set check
ZBXNEXT-5659 Added "Template DB MySQL by ODBC"
ZBXNEXT-5690 Added support for libssh
ZBXNEXT-5646 Added support of configuration parameters HostInterface and HostInterfaceItem
ZBXNEXT-5706 Replaced xml2-config to pkg-config when building with libxml2
ZBXNEXT-1423 Added ipmi.get item for IPMI sensor LLD
ZBXNEXT-5546,
ZBXNEXT-5548
Added support of default message templates for each media type
ZBXNEXT-5639 Added available agent 2 check restriction parameters
ZBXNEXT-5693 Reset page number when applying new filter, changing sort order or re-opening the page
ZBXNEXT-5554 Added webhook through proxy
ZBXNEXT-1898 Implemented strong cryptography for encoding frontend passwords
ZBXNEXT-5592 Dropped IBM DB2 database support for Zabbix server
ZBXNEXT-1085 Added available agent check restriction parameters
ZBXNEXT-4700 Reworked new action operation form as popup
ZBXNEXT-5412 Reworked new condition forms as popup
ZBXNEXT-1989 Increased maximum item key length to 2048 chars
ZBXNEXT-5414 Moved maintenance period configuration settings to modal window to decrease page refresh count
ZBXNEXT-5538 Moved Administration->User groups pages to MVC framework
ZBX-11991 Reworked event correlation operations page
ZBXNEXT-5413 Reworked discovery checks form as popup
ZBXNEXT-170 Implemented possibility to "unlink" specific templates in hosts and templates massupdate
ZBXNEXT-3322 Implemented popup submenus on page headings instead of select controls

Bug Fixes

ZBX-17409 Fixed item mysql.dbsize in Template DB MySQL
ZBX-17173 Improved windows agent build scripts
ZBX-17344 Fixed PHP 7.4 errors in Latest data->History page for text and log items having an empty filter
ZBX-17288 Fixed undefined indexes in Administration->Regular expressions->Test tab
ZBX-17330 Fixed error reading vmware events with keys over 2^31
ZBX-17272 Changed translation strings to yield order number in argument
ZBX-17426 Fixed agen2 build with go 1.14
ZBX-16802 Added mtime-reread/mtime-noreread options parameter to log* keys
ZBX-17350 Fixed displaying of multiple value types in Latest data->History page
ZBX-17284 Fixed macro {EVENT.VALUE} is not substituted properly in webhooks
ZBX-17027 Fixed broken layout in usergroup page
ZBX-17390 Fixed validation of the maximum selected period
ZBX-17205 Fixed inability to add more than one space in auto-expandable fields like macros and tags
ZBX-17347 Fixed order of setting the Severity in the columns in the filters to vertical
ZBX-17308 Fixed unreachable code notice in a generic popup
ZBX-17185 Fixed non-disappearing messages of failed login attempts
ZBX-17180 Fixed undefined index in maps for trigger elements with no permissions
ZBX-17322 Fixed deadlock between server and frontend when updating multiple hosts
ZBX-9057 Fixed duplicate entries being written into in profiles table
ZBX-17159 Fixed overlay dialogue instantiation
ZBX-17108 Improved process utilization calculation
ZBX-17269 Fixed undefined indexes in history page
ZBX-17342 Dump memory statistics and items with most values when value cache is fully used
ZBX-16928 Upgraded Duktape version from 2.3.0 to 2.4.0
ZBX-16926 Fix INT_MAX error when compiling on SunOS/Joyent/Solaris
ZBX-17295 Fixed IPMI sensor LLD JSON output
ZBX-17222 Fixed unlimited data selection in Latest data view
ZBX-17213 Fixed Zabbix proxy not to execute remote commands on Zabbix agent with timeout and not to wait for execution result
ZBX-17201 Fixed snmp trapper processes exceeding 1000%
ZBX-17121 Improved proxy configuration synchronization performance on server when using Oracle database
ZBX-17174 Fixed sorting of Webhook parameters using natural sort order
ZBX-17171 Fixed padding of dashboard controls while in edit mode
ZBX-17220 Fixed several PHP 7.4 compatibility issues
ZBX-17050 Fixed allowed hosts parsing by agent2
ZBX-16827 Fixed applications being unlinked from items when both items and applications are not discovered anymore
ZBX-16697 Implemented preloader in popups
ZBX-17054 Fixed undefined index in discovery checks
ZBX-17035 Internal events are not created if there is no enabled internal actions
ZBX-16965 Fixed link/unlink template operation execution order
ZBX-17165 Fixed incorrect validation in XML conversion chain duo wrong XML type for tag tls_accept, added 5.0 XML schema
ZBX-17170 Fixed saving of cloned actions when one of its operations was modified
ZBX-12899 Fixed check for circular dependencies of navigation tree items
ZBX-17049 Fixed non well formed numeric value in maintenance.create and maintenance.update; fixed undefined index in maintenance create and update popup
ZBX-17066 Fixed wrongly positioned context menu when launched by keyboard
ZBX-402 Fixed latest data reloading to updating asynchronously
ZBX-16695 Changed default width of various screen elements in Zabbix templates from 500 to 750 pixels
ZBX-11764 Fixed automake scripts; thanks to Tomasz Kłoczko for the patch

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 5.0 Manual

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