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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