Release Notes for Zabbix 1.8.15

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.8.15.

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

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 1.8.15. 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-4527 removed limitation of alerter script command line
ZBX-5367 fixed assignment of elements to a maintenance mode by a timer process
ZBX-5348 fixed validation of itemid parameter for popup_bitem.php
ZBX-5357 fixed typos in help_items item key descriptions
ZBX-5319 fixed incorrect calculation of action escalation steps delay
ZBX-5264 fixed 'undefined variable: nodeids [api/classes/class.cscreen.php:286]'
ZBX-5316 fixed incorrect screen items can be deleted when deleting hosts
ZBX-3782 fixed {HOSTNAME} macro not working in map labels trigger expression macro
ZBX-5236 fixed some map element rendering ignoring the "Problem display" map option
ZBX-3245 fixed trigger item selection pop up not working with items from child nodes
ZBX-4929 optimized host group SQL queries

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix Manual for full details.


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.


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