Release Notes for Zabbix 1.8.20rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.8.20rc2.

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 1.8.20rc2. 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-7693 fixed admin user being able to update media for other users
ZBX-6721 fixed LDAP bind password being included in page source
ZBX-7703 fixed being able to switch users without proper credentials when using HTTP authentication
ZBX-7686 fixed UTF-8 strings not being fetched fully from Oracle
ZBX-7643 fixed graph copying
ZBX-3702 fixed drule.get selectDChecks parameter not returning any results; thanks to Sergey Sireskin
ZBX-4243 fixed Zabbix syslog application names (RFC 5424 APP-NAME)

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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