Release Notes for Zabbix 1.8.16rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.8.16rc1.

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 1.8.16rc1. 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-3754 fixed "Undefined variable" in the trigger expression constructor
ZBX-3038 fixed the trigger expression constructor to parse expressions created in log wizard
ZBX-2793 added possibility to add macros without an item in the trigger expression
ZBX-5896 fixed inserting OR condition the trigger expression constructor
ZBX-5833 fixed inserting a macro in the trigger expression constructor
ZBX-4695 added support of simple check keys with user macros in the trigger expression
ZBX-5884 improved the trigger expression constructor to work with parentheses
ZBX-5814 fixed an incorrect error message when saving an illegal trigger expression
ZBX-4247 fixed processing of trigger expression if item key contains another trigger expression string
ZBX-2640 fixed some issues when creating and editing log triggers
ZBX-5803 fixed message initialization memory leak in IE7
ZBX-5898 fixed Insert Macro button does not work in trigger constructor on IE7 and IE8
ZBX-5822 fixed macro in trigger names for unixtime and other types of units
ZBX-5697 fixed processing of external check parameters with the right square bracket
ZBX-5454 fixed encoding of long email subject line as required by RFC-2047; thanks to Jairo Eduardo Lopez Fuentes Nacarino
ZBX-5650 added more information about ProxyLocalBuffer parameter in the example configuration file
ZBX-4097 changed the "application", "host" and "group" parameters for item.get and trigger.get to be case sensitive
ZBX-5514 fixed SQL query in get_min_itemclock_by_itemid function
ZBX-5505 fixed incorrect SQL query building using limits
ZBX-5512 fixed undefined index in screens
ZBX-5383 maximum data size accepted via Zabbix communication protocol is limited to 128 MB
ZBX-5450 added support of "KMGTsmhdw" suffixes in the second parameter of count() function
ZBX-5395 fixed {ITEM.LASTVALUE1} and {ITEM.VALUE1} expanding in the trigger.get method

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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