Release Notes for Zabbix 1.9.4

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

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 1.9.4. Download it from downloads.

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

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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