Release Notes for Zabbix 1.7.4

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.7.4.

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 1.7.4. 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-1400 updated patches for DB
ZBX-1415 fixed problem displaying bar graphs
DEV-440 fixed vfs.fs.size[] to return data in bytes for all OS
DEV-439 fixed vfs.fs.size[] to return available disk space for normal users
ZBX-1246 fixed processing of results from items checks when character data must be interpreted like numeric data
ZBX-1408 fixed adding images for postgresql
ZBX-1410 fixed user profile update
ZBX-1371 shrinked API get results
ZBX-1411 fixed group and host selection in status of triggers
ZBX-1391 fixes for map permission checks
ZBX-1412 fixed graphs in web scenarios
ZBX-790 added protection of using special characters in user parameters of Zabbix Agent
ZBX-1375 fixed graphs losing link with template after update
ZBX-137 added patch for Oracle
ZBX-1372 applied patches for localization
ZBX-1378 allowed using months in age view
ZBX-1301 fixed discovery hosts view in dashboard
ZBX-1370 fixes in items copy
ZBX-1398 fixed advanced icons selection
ZBX-1357 updated French translation. Thanks to alixen
ZBX-1380 improved performance viewing inventory host
ZBX-1334 improved performance of template edit form
DEV-438 added support of suffixes (K,M,G) in configuration parameters
DEV-369 item check "log.regexp" was renamed to "logrt" to specify "log rotation"
DEV-339 added more internal checks zabbix[wcache,*] and zabbix[rcache,*]
ZBX-1209 fixed new node not shown in the list after adding
ZBX-1221 fixed node adding mechanizm
ZBX-1400 changed none working time highlight colour for default graph themes
ZBX-1404 fixed undefined variable in screens
ZBX-1324 replaced more user visible strings ZABBIX with Zabbix
DEV-411 added configuration parameters for dbcache module
ZBX-1090 fixes for returned values from API calls
ZBX-1356 fixed undefined errors on user group deletion
ZBX-1403 fixed discovery widget to show only discovery from selected node
ZBX-1397 make 'History' string in page header translatable, thanks to Alexey Pustovalov
ZBX-1381 performance improvements for maps view
ZBX-1325 fixed error when add host or hostgroup with postgre
DEV-137 removed "IF NOT EXISTS" clauses from Sqlite DB schema
ZBX-1395 fixed map elements highlighting option
ZBX-1396 fixes in map element selection
ZBX-1394 fixed compilation of checks_db.c with enabled iODBC
DEV-137 minor fix for PostgreSQL patch

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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