Release Notes for Zabbix 1.6.5

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.6.5.

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 1.6.5. 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-956 fixed js error on map link edit
ZBX-955 fixed bold lines in map links
ZBX-954 fixed various minor typos and formatting errors
ZBX-886 removed duplicate and outdated strings from locales
ZBX-952 increased max length of processed text and log data to 64KB
ZBX-840 added displaying of text items in the latest data screen
DEV-137 updated Japanese translation. Thanks to Kodai.
ZBX-850 Zabbix version removed from locales
ZBX-947 fixed various typos and formatting errors in changelog
ZBX-945 added comment about min/max values for RefreshActiveChecks param in agent config file
ZBX-935 minor fixes for snmptrap.sh. Thanks to Joseph Womack.
ZBX-942 fixed error message for server and proxy if cannot bind a port
ZBX-940 fixed bug with not initialized array variable
ZBX-939 fixed IPC semaphore related issue when starting Zabbix daemons
ZBX-938 fixed usage of 'color' in en_gb locale
ZBX-937 fixed possible server crash while processing IPMI remote command
ZBX-936 fixed saving flexible intervals to items linked to templates
ZBX-932 fixed typo in changelog
ZBX-931 fixed timeout handling for agent's user parameters
ZBX-889 fixed possible bug in media types form
ZBX-927 removed default values for text and blob fields in the upgrade script for compatibility with MySQL 5.0
ZBX-719 fixed typo in default graph title
ZBX-859 fixed typo in server log message
ZBX-848 fixed typos in changelog and comments
ZBX-926 fixed exporting after preview
ZBX-925 fixed verification of IPv6 addresses in frontend
ZBX-918, ZBX-919 fixed compilation errors for 'unknown' platforms
ZBX-922 fixed selection proper hosts for hosts-groups assign
ZBX-559 fixed wrong format of input file in help info of zabbix_sender
DEV-381 added printing of SVN revision number to all binaries
ZBX-914 fixed SQL error while updating configuration tables on the proxy side
ZBX-910 Queue/Details screen now has "Delayed at" column
ZBX-910 Queue/Details screen now displays only 500 records
ZBX-910 fixed incorrect values for proxy items in the Queue in case of time difference between server and the proxy
ZBX-885 removed unused test code from Zabbix agent
ZBX-887 fixed typo in "Not accessible resources"
DEV-329 fixed server crash if PostgreSQL transaction fails
ZBX-902 fixed wrongly updated operation in action in several circumstances
ZBX-779 removed PostgreSQL warning message "nonstandard use of ..."
ZBX-901 fixed possible bug on trigger creation
ZBX-900 fixed adding several user to group with Oracle DB
ZBX-894 fixed processing of {HOSTNAME} for trigger name if the trigger expression consists of several items
ZBX-894 fixed processing of {ITEM.NAME},{HOSTNAME},{IPADDRESS} and {TRIGGER.KEY} for alerts if the trigger expression consists of several items
ZBX-897 fixed user groups rights adding for host groups
ZBX-896 improved performance of processing of IT services. Added database index
DEV-137 fixed incorrect comment for TrapperTimeout option in zabbix_server.conf
ZBX-894 fixed processing of {ITEM.LASTVALUE} for alerts if the trigger expression consists of several items
ZBX-893 fixed error creating trigger when in Host dropdown selected All
ZBX-888 more supported GSM modems (ignoring AT+CMEE command)
ZBX-884 fixed sudden stop of Jabber notifications
ZBX-884 added subject field for Jabber notifications
ZBX-460 fixed processing `distclean' target of `Makefile' for zabbix_proxy
ZBX-882 fixed template linkage form
ZBX-879 fixed maximum 30 issues shown in Dashboard system status
ZBX-876 removed unused files
ZBX-872 fixed group selected in another section of Hosts affects shown proxy members, and proxies shown in Items host dropdown
ZBX-874 fixed evaluation of items nextcheck for flexible intervals
ZBX-868 fixed incorrect processing of not supported internal checks
ZBX-867 added php sockets check to installation wizard
ZBX-865 fixed displaying templates without groups in template linkage page
ZBX-857 changed queue details timestamp to timestamp defined in locale file
ZBX-864 fixed problem when saving screen item without selected item
ZBX-856 fixed email sending if TCP packets from SMTP server are segmented
ZBX-855 fixed processing of eventlogs timestamps on server side
ZBX-851 changed sorting of users to alias in popup
ZBX-849 fixed permissions problem for users in dashboard
ZBX-797 fixed possible manual deletion of web items
ZBX-847 fixed error in "Status of ZABBIX" when server is not running
ZBX-846 fixed node names instead of group names

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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