Release Notes for Zabbix 1.4.3

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.4.3.

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 1.4.3. 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

ZBX-218 fixed problem "Unable to add performance counter" on start of win agent
ZBX-192 fixed active checks stops after connection loss
ZBX-152 fixed inefficient check of user permissions
ZBX-189, CVE-2007-6210 fixed super-user permissions of user commands
ZBX-183 fixed compilation problem with undefined res_query()
ZBX-34 fixed transaction related conflict in DBget_maxid
ZBX-181 fixed Activate/Disable items from applications
ZBX-176 fixed static compilation of Jabber support
ZBX-100 fixed Oracle compilation errors
ZBX-159 added support of vm.memory.size[available] under Linux
ZBX-172 fixed incorrect SQL caused by character ' in item key
ZBX-106 support of 16 processors for system.cpu.util[], other fixes
ZBX-133 added more debug information on semaphore related errors
ZBX-164 added support of units for values used in notifications
ZBX-168 pass DNS or IP address instead of host name to external scripts
ZBX-108 fixed change() and abschange() for negative integer values
ZBX-114 fixed permissions for history of events
ZBX-91 added Portuguese translation
ZBX-166 accept SSL peer certificate even if domain name does not match CN
ZBX-154 fixed processing of comma in zbx.fs.size[]
ZBX-110 all phrases "slideshow" replaced by "slide show"
ZBX-160 fixed web.page.get to send \r\n instead of \n
ZBX-149 fixed incorrect processing of vm.memory.size key in FreeBSD
ZBX-109 added support of vm.memory.size[pfree] Linux, FreeBSD & Win agents
ZBX-122 Hungarian translate
ZBX-118 fixed show_popup_menu display problem
ZBX-116 fixed typo in data.sql, "interfice"
ZBX-130 Refresh unsupported active checks
ZBX-134 fixes for hostid/groupid validation on Node switch
ZBX-131 fixed viewing password on install in plain text
ZBX-81 fix for item delay calculation problem in graphs
DEV-75 Empty command result window
DEV-74 Scripts of all nodes are displayed
ZBX-130 Refresh unsupported active checks
DEV-75 Empty command result window
DEV-74 Scripts of all nodes are displayed
ZBX-107 do not display log related items in the queue
DEV-43 support of new macros {ITEM.VALUE}, {ITEM.VALUE1}, etc
ZBX-102 Distributed monitoring: overwriting information
ZBX-30,ZBX-47 better dependencies
ZBX-48 fixed server crash if incorrect syntax of aggregate items is used
ZBX-95 fixed patch.sql to work with buggy PHPMyAdmin
ZBX-59 removed button "Switch Node"
ZBX-19 fixed SMS sending
DEV-46 added "save&return" button in acknowledgement
DEV-50 Improved incoming parameters exception validation
ZBX-76 Display number of members in host groups
ZBX-92 Distributed monitoring: overwriting new information
ZBX-90 fixed displaying of last line of a log file in the Latest Data and Overview
DEV-42 Synchronisation of log files
ZBX-89 Unused fields:history_lastid, ..str_lastid & ..uint_lastid
ZBX-88 Changed method to "get" in all forms which affects display info
ZBX-57 Problem in zbx_tcp_check_security 127.0.0.1 != 127.0.00.1
ZBX-80 Master node does not display configuration of slave nodes
ZBX-67 Under DM, Synchronizing binary data between nodes for PostgresSQL
ZBX-77 fixes for refreshing page in Monitoring
ZBX-75 fixed problem with occurred warning in events
ZBX-68 fixed iframe resize on refresh in Screens
ZBX-65 fixed sideeffect on massupdate items, 'application' entries are cleaned from all affected items"
fixed setting trigger status to unknown on trigger update, now only if expression is changed
fixed problem with Enabling/Disabling actions
ZBX-72 fixed occurred error after graph refresh
ZBX-67 Under DM, Synchronizing binary data between nodes
ZBX-71 added separation of "other" by node and host in "latest data"
ZBX-70 fixed even more compilation warnings
ZBX-69 eliminated compilation warnings "_GNU_SOURCE redefined"
DEV-19 Add support of IPv6 for windows agent
DEV-23 Autodiscovery for IPv6
DEV-17 Add support of IPv6 to standard library (comms.c)
DEV-21 extended size of IP fields to accept IPv6 style IPs
DEV-21 added basic validation of IPv6 IP addresses in GUI
DEV-18 database schema enhanced for IPv6 addresses
DEV-20 support of --enable-ipv6 for configure.in
added synchronisation of last value and timestamp for DM
ZBX-1 fixed wrong status of function "nodata" after server restart
ZBX-33 fixed problem in table names in data.sql for PostgreSQL
ZBX-32 fixed incorrect processing of IP ranges in ip_in_list
ZBX-35 fixed processing of PROFILE related macros
support of macro {ITEM.LASTVALUE} for notifications and trigger names
fixed SQL statement in SLA processing. Thanks to Aron Ujvari.
updated Spanish translation. Thanks to Ignacio Martin.
ZBX-24 fixed Queue to show status of current node only
support of encoding of log files to displayed encoding
ZBX-12 fixed calculations in ZABBIX availability report
ZBX-11 fixed Free BSD 4.x 64 bit-related issues
ZBX-10 added Russian translation. Thanks to Hiddenman.
fixed PostgreSQL error in synchronization of graphs
minor grammar fixes
fixed compilation of ZABBIX agent under Mac OS/X
fixed memory leak when processing non-existent trapper item
fixed unefficient SQL in browsing of events
fixed iregexp()
fixed detection of __VA_ARGS__
added numeric parameters support for trigger description "$1 $2 .. $9"
fixed SQL problem in Configuration->Graphs, all graphs selected

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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