Release Notes for Zabbix 1.7.2

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

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This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 1.7.2. 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

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 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 '[]'
DEV-428 added new SSH check '[]'

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 1.7.2.

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