Release Notes for Zabbix 1.6.8

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.6.8.

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

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 1.6.8. Download it from download.

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-1063 fixed checking for the maximal possible value of the zabbix_agentd loglevel
ZBX-1544 fixed showing discoveries from all nodes in dashboard
ZBX-1539 fixed reseting graph time when go to fullscreen mode
ZBX-1470 fixed importing triggers with ':' in description
ZBX-1530 fixed wrong host selected clicking simple graph with dynamic item on screen
ZBX-1408 fixed adding images for postgresql
ZBX-3 remove a comment saying syslog is used until it works
ZBX-1184 fixed support of more than 10 CPU's for system.cpu.util under Linux
ZBX-1365 fixed housekeeper to process trends_uint table
ZBX-1384 fixed memory leak in processing ldap checks
ZBX-1355 fixed possible server crash when receiving invalid data. Thanks to Nicob
ZBX-1031 added more security checks for communication between nodes. Thanks to Nicob
ZBX-1309 fixed input file processing by zabbix_sender (-i option)
ZBX-1284 fixed server crash if using zabbix[queue] check without dbcache
ZBX-1276 fixed import template as template if status tag is after groups tag in xml
ZBX-1150 added refreshing of not supported performance counters

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. See Zabbix manual for a detailed upgrade procedure.

Commercial support

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