Release Notes for Zabbix 1.9.4

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.9.4.

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This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 1.9.4. Download it from download.

The following sections describe the release in details and provide late-breaking or other information that supplements its main documentation.

New Features and Improvements

ZBXNEXT-647 Added automatic population of profile fields
ZBXNEXT-629 Redesigned discovery form and added https and telnet to discovery and net.tcp.service(.perf)
ZBXNEXT-627 Support of visible host and template name
ZBXNEXT-672 Advanced options for remote commands
ZBX-1357 Updated French, Latvian, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBX-2756 Renamed macro {TRIGGER.KEY<1-9>} to {ITEM.KEY<1-9>}
ZBXNEXT-511 Renamed item description to name, for description introduced a new field

Bug Fixes

ZBX-3774 Fixed displaying of visible host and template name in several screens
ZBX-3730 Fixed bug with javascript translations - now js strings actually get translated
ZBX-3752 Fixed error in slides with system status
ZBX-3724 Fixed broken images when importing and exporting maps with PostgreSQL
ZBX-3794 Added timeout support to vfs.file.contents[] command
ZBX-3809 Fixed overwriting of existing elements and links when importing a map
ZBX-954 Typo in constant name, cause error when try to clear item history
ZBX-3769 Fixed applications unlinked when update item prototypes
ZBX-3678 Fixed unlinking template with action triggers
ZBX-3758 Made Zabbix daemons remove their PID file upon unsuccessful startup
ZBX-3791 Fixed item form caption after cloning item
ZBX-3689 Fixed error when adding a new second-level IT Service
ZBX-3715 Improve frontend message style & grammar
ZBX-3767 Improve import status messages by avoiding concatenating individual words; thanks to zalex
ZBX-3704 Added default condition trigger value = problem for new actions
ZBX-3729 Fixed server crash when failing to resolve interface-related macros in item keys
ZBX-2885 Fixed 00:00-23:59 vs. 00:00-24:00 inconsistency for periods
ZBX-3687 Fixed link color for lld rules
ZBX-3709 Fixed agree checkbox in setup
ZBX-3658 Fixed the whole request to Java proxy failing if it contains an invalid key
ZBX-3657 Fixed errors while updating proxy configuration data
ZBX-3656 Fixed item filter by data type boolean
ZBX-3620 Fixed error when delete application used in webscenario

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 1.9.4.

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