Release Notes for Zabbix 1.7.2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.7.2.

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 1.7.2. 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

DEV-430 added map labels macro {TRIGGERS.UNACK}
DEV-430 added notification macro {TRIGGER.EVENTS.UNACK}
ZBX-1095 fixed "Link to template" operation for discovered hosts
ZBX-1015 added support of LVM devices for system.swap.in/out under Linux. Thanks to Takanori Suzuki
DEV-429 added support of system.cpu.switches under Linux 2.4/2.6
DEV-413 fixed first parameter in system.cpu.util key for Linux (all; 0..n)
DEV-411 improved performance of trends module
DEV-428 added new TELNET check 'telnet.run[]'
DEV-428 added new SSH check 'ssh.run[]'

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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