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 http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.txt.

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 1.6.8. 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-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

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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