Release Notes for Zabbix 1.6.6

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.6.6.

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 1.6.6. 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-1024 added check for same application name in linked hosts
ZBX-1014 fixed gaps on graph with fixed y axis
ZBX-1013 fixed evaluation of aggregate items for proxy hosts
ZBX-1011 zabbix_sender will send data in blocks of 250 values per TCP connection
DEV-417 added services[] metric for Windows agents
ZBX-1005 fixed evaluations of functions diff, change and abschange for character items if received value more than 255 characters
ZBX-1004 made snmp parameters editable in templated items
ZBX-1001 fixed possible server crash while processing macros {ITEM.LASTVALUE}
ZBX-999 fixed query in availability reports
ZBX-996 fixed possible server crash with enabled StartDBSyncers option
ZBX-993 fixed possible vulnerability of trapper
ZBX-964 added check on item in trigger expression
ZBX-987 fixed shutting down server/proxy after connection lost to remote mysql server
ZBX-809 fixed memory leak while processing perf_counter metric under Windows
ZBX-959 fixed windows agent crash while processing performance counters under Windows 2000. Thanks to Takanori Suzuki
ZBX-733 added checks on value map creation/update
ZBX-768 improved menu linebreaking
ZBX-853 fixed item massdelete if not zabbix item selected
ZBX-963 removed sid from users map element url
ZBX-980 removed sid from users trigger url
ZBX-981 fixed aggregate item helper text
ZBX-213 added sql patches for graphs_items colour field
ZBX-933 fixed user profile auto-logout behavior
ZBX-908 fixed item nextcheck recalculation on item update
ZBX-965 fixed colour in graph legend
ZBX-966 added sorting in map creation form
ZBX-824 fixed net.tcp.service to work with host DNS name
ZBX-967 cosmetic changes in --help output of zabbix_get and zabbix_sender
ZBX-898 fixed slow performance of events component on a screen
ZBX-920 addedd missing indexes to DB upgrade patch for 1.6
ZBX-854 added support of template triggers for actions
ZBX-916 phrase 'delete selected' replaced by translatable S_DELETE_SELECTED
ZBX-960 fixed confirmation questions in Configuration->Hosts->Host groups
ZBX-975 TRUE/FALSE was replaced to Problems/Ok in Availability Report
ZBX-137 added new indexes for tables: httptest, httptest, actions, dhosts, dservices, escalations
ZBX-946 fixed drawing trigger line in graphs with trigger function "avg"
ZBX-968 added dropdown with time periods for IT services
ZBX-953 added informative note to zabbix_agentd --help output about user parameters and -t switch
ZBX-962 removed "Found: 0" from media type config form

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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