Release Notes for Zabbix 1.8

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.8.

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 1.8. 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

DEV-316 added logging of executed commands on agent side. Parameter LogRemoteCommands
DEV-316 implemented displaying of history of remote commands
ZBX-1444 added map link macro {host:key.func(param)}
ZBX-1299 fixed "configure" script key "--with-ssh2[=ARG]", custom library path can be provided
ZBX-1409 fixed administrators cannot edit hosts
ZBX-1450 add disabling IPMI items if support of IPMI parameters was not compiled in
DEV-357 added UTF8 support
ZBX-1449 fixed possibility of editing templated graphs
ZBX-1174 fixed "Add host" operation in "Discovery" module, ports are now never updated when the host already exists
ZBX-1357 updated French translation. Thanks to alixen
ZBX-1306 fixed showing triggers that recently changed state as errors in dashboard
ZBX-1030 fixed security vulnerability in server allowing remote unauthenticated users to execute scripts. Thanks to Nicob
ZBX-1437 fixed errors in events screen
ZBX-1433 fixed error viewing event
ZBX-954 improve wording on frontend buttons and elsewhere
ZBX-1369 make more strings translatable
ZBX-1407 fixed misc issues with popup
ZBX-1265 fixed undefined variable on user delete through API
ZBX-1419 fix MySQL upgrade patch
ZBX-1350 drop and recreate help_items table upon upgrade
ZBX-1418 fixed errors in frontend install wizard
ZBX-1316 changed to standard trigger edit form
ZBX-1417 fixed permission check in configuration of actions
ZBX-1290 fixed maintenance permission check

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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