Release Notes for Zabbix 1.4.1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.4.1.

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 1.4.1. 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

fixed processing of 'service_state[*]'
fixed PostgreSQL database upgrade script
added support of non standard PostgreSQL & MySQL ports
fixed compilation of ZABBIX server under HP-UX
fixed upgrade of maps without backgrounds
improved UserParameters for Win32
fixed location of the manual and added link to support
check timeouted item only after 4*delay seconds
improved UserParameters for Win32
fixed several issues in housekeeper
changed properties of text files in SVN repository
removed text "Current node [N]" from node selector
new release of the Manual
removed duplicate index of table httptest
fixes for Oracle and SQLite schemas
improved main poller loop
fixed int_in_list() function
fixed and improved log monitoring
fixed type of items.valuemapid
improved Standalone_Template
fixed PostgreSQL upgrade patch
added loop protection in selection of slave nodes
change delimiter for DM data transfers to 0xFF
better reporting of DM data transfers in log file
added better error reporting in zbx_malloc()
fixed transfer of NULL values between nodes
minor Oracle related fixes for frontend
fixed reconnection for jabber notifications
fixed incorrect reporting of SMTP error messages
filesize[] replaced by vfs.file.size[] in data.sql
support of processing of negative data
support of negative numbers in trigger expressions
more formal logic of execution of trigger expressions
server-side support of quotes in item parameters (num_param, get_param)
improved reading of configuration files
fixed Dashed lines for graphs
fixed host and group remembering on graph monitoring screen
improved trigger expression syntax and validation
fixed 'Field [formula] is not double'
fixed template application synchronization
fixed NOTSUPPORTED status for 'net.if.*' of Solaris, thanks to 'juampe'
minor fixes for sqlite mutexes
added check of memory leaks in zbx_malloc()
added "PerfCounter" configuration parameter
cleaned code to avoid '... may be used uninitialized in this function' warnings
fixed printing of debug info in delete_history()
fixed incorrect type of icmpInAddrMaskReps in SNMPv1 template
fixed processing of complex action conditions
fixed crash in processing of active checks on agent side
minor fix of misc/conf/zabbix_server.conf
fixed linkage of applications in 1.1.x migration scripts
fixed permissions of Admin in 1.1.x migration scripts
fixed bug in processing of host groups permissions
minor fix of zabbix_sender command line help
fixed pinger to process DNS name instead of host name
fixed possible incorrect memory access in nodewatcher
fixed processing of cmdline for proc.num and proc.mem
fixed processing of {IPADDRESS} for hosts monitored by DNS name
fixed 'count' function for trigger expression
added availability of using "[&'%" character for key
fixed compilation under FreeBSD
fixed XML export
improved management of timeline period
fixed configure with postgreSQL, thanks to "abi"
fixed errors for services.php

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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