Release Notes for Zabbix 1.4

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.4.

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 1.4. 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

changed IT Services interface
fixed function diff() for floats
improved configuration scripts
fixed misc strict compilation issues
fixed compilation for solaris
some cleanup in update_triggers()
fixes related to processing of trigger statuses
fixed discovery crashes
fixed trigger description substitution for messages
fixed SQL schema for housekeeper
added delta value calculation for UINT64
fixed log messages for auditlog
added ZABBIX Server to a host group
fixed default group for Admin/guest.
icmpping will be processed regardless of host availability
do not update trigger statuses to unknown for trapper items
fixed processing of {TRIGGER.VALUE} and {STATUS}
fixed displaying of special chars in trigger description
restored validation for hostname
split error message for trigger validation
fixed history severity
fixed user information displayed
fixed logfiles monitoring
fixed WEB monitoring
fixed SNMP discovery
documented use of -vv for zabbix_sender
fixed "plain text" and "history of actions" for screens

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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