Release Notes for Zabbix 1.3.3

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.3.3.

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 1.3.3. Download it from downloads.

The following sections describe the release in details and provide late-breaking or other information that supplements its main documentation.


Fixes and minor improvements

support of hysteresis
support of macro {TRIGGER.VALUE} in trigger expressions
added new table 'ids' which will store last IDs for all tables
added highlighting for second level menu
added "Clone" functionality
added Watchdog for database availability
developed configuration of Jabber messaging
split hostname and DNS name in frontend
improved detection of started ZABBIX applications
fixed large SQLs calling
new templates Unix_t, Windows_t, Standalone_t
added media_type.username, media_type.passwd
added hosts.dns. Host name is for informational purposes only.
new command line parameters for zabbix_sender
added support of system.boottime
fixed permissions for triggers
developed 'mass update' functionality for items
changed type of items.prevorgvalue to preserve data precision
added possibility of hostname using
new communication library and protocol
developed configuration interface of http monitoring
added support of 'eventlog[*]' for WinXX
fixed compilation on FreeBSD
misc HP-UX fixes
misc FreeBSD fixes
fixed false "Database corrupted" situations
item key length increased to 255 characters
fixed popups for screen of graph editing
improved databases determination of configuration script
new server parameter 'StartHTTPPollers'

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

Zabbix 1.3 Manual

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