Release Notes for Zabbix 1.8.17rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.8.17rc1.

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 1.8.17rc1. 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-6582 fixed that {ITEM.VALUE} and {ITEM.LASTVALUE} macro was not truncated in Monitoring > Triggers
ZBX-6584 fixed possible logrt crash on windows platform when logfile was moved during processing
ZBX-1129 fixed graph time period in bar reports
ZBX-6484 fixed bar report calculation
ZBX-1236 added right side y axis support in bar reports
ZBX-6474 fixed {ITEM.VALUE} macro expanding in trigger names
ZBX-6342 fixed LDAP check that caused server crash when LDAP is running but no DIT has been defined
ZBX-6329 fixed form with "0" in trigger expression parser
ZBX-6306 fixed frontend layout for latest Google Chrome 25
ZBX-6258 updated Japanese translation; thanks to Kodai Terashima
ZBX-6217 fixed inability to use HTML special characters in web scenario password
ZBX-6057 fixed using of ServerActive option by zabbix_sender
ZBX-5973 faster build up of SNMP dynamic index items cache in poller processes

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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